Yes it is very interesting. I really don't think doctors can have a true understanding of what it is like to live with UC unless they have it themselves. Yes, they know it is a horrible disease, but I don't think they understand that it consumes our minds continuously through out our day and how it impacts our daily decisions and quality of life.
Meds: None so far. Garlic works to ease flares. My GI laughed when I told him and said it was just coincidence.
Diet: Regular fresh garlic, Biobest yogurt daily, Omega 3 supplements, very limited junk food, carbs and processed food, low fat diet. Lots of fresh fruit and veggies (limited potatoes).