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Joined October 2022

My 37-year old daughter has ulcerative colitis. She has developmental disabilities and lives in a group home, and she co... read more

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Joined October 2022

UC diagnosis at 17. So, so sick, never had my UC controlled. Went to the Mayo Clinic and found a pediatric surgeon who t... read more

Thirteen Years Conquering...

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Joined October 2022

13 Years Conquering UC    I was diagnosed in 2009 with Pan-Ulcerative Colitis, the most severe typ... read more

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Expert Q&A

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Q. I am wondering if there are ways to help reduce my stress levels related to having a chronic illness in the workplace. Should I tell my supervisor that I have IBD? I feel overwhelmed at times at work and feel like I am not able to complete the task needed on time. I am unsure how to cope.

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Q. My son was diagnosed with Crohn's at the end of March 2022. He was put on Humira, developed antibodies and was switched to Remicade. He received his 3rd induction dose of Remicade on Sept 8 (his levels look good with no antibodies, and C-reactive is back to normal). He is still having diarrhea 1-2 times per day with some cramping (down from 6-7/day early summer). When should we expect these symptoms to improve?

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Q. My 14 year old has been in "remission" for about 1 year now and still receives the remicade infusions every 8 weeks, but with this new school year she is now experiencing sort of panic attacks/anxiety. I've made her appointment with pediatrician but looking to see if this is common in youth with an IBD?

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