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Our Stories

Hope for the Suffering

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Joined August 2018

15 years ago as a 27 year old single woman I was diagnosed with this awful thing called Crohn's. Don't you hate ... read more

Reaching Remission

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Joined August 2018

I was 15 years old when I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. In December 2015, I was sent to the ER for a CT scan.... read more

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Joined January 2016

I was just diagnosed in 2014 at 62 years old, but I know I have had this disease a long time. As a matter of fact, I was... read more

Community Forum

Newly Diagnosed and in ne...
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Joined Sep 20, 2018

Hello everyone!  I was just recently diagnosed with Crohn's Disease (for sure) this past week and was started on both methotrexate an....

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Lonely and scared
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Joined Jul 19, 2013

All the patients here have some things in common for sure, but we're all very unique, and have had unique experiences. Crohn's is just one of ....

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Hospital
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Joined Jul 19, 2013

Infliximab works in general. Meaning that it has a clear effect on a good percentage of those who use it. That percentage is something like 50%, thoug....

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Expert Q&A

Diet & Lifestyle

Q. Are soy products (soy milk, tofu, tempeh, soy sauce) considered healthy food choices for someone with Crohn's disease?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I have been eating vegan for a while and unfortunately it is not helping my Crohn's disease. I am wondering if switching to a paleo diet without meat (only fish and eggs) would be a better choice? Also considering that I have never tried avoiding gluten and have always thought of it as a safe food - so wondering if this might be helpful?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. Is coconut oil ok for vegan CD patients?

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