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What's with the blog title?

Why start a blog?

Before sharing why I called my blog Climbing with Crohn’s, I thought it was important to explain why I created a blog in the first place. 736 more words


Every IBD story is different. Here's mine.


I was born in 1988 weighing a healthy 8 1/2 pounds and I lived a relatively normal life up until the age of 11. I  say  relatively because I was always underweight and I had issues with appetite but until that point it was nothing too concerning. 1,162 more words


Toxic and Inflammatory Foods to Toss

All the way back from August of 2012 when I was first diagnosed with Ulcerative colitis I continuously asked my gastro what type of diet I needed to follow. 965 more words

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Inflammatory smoothie with mango, ginger and turmeric

Turmeric is a spice especially known for its aroma and warmth that gives them curry specialities, its anti-inflammatory properties and for. But no longer limited use turmeric much just to curry dishes! 66 more words


Pfizer's Xeljanz meets goals in ulcerative colitis trials

(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc said on Friday its Xeljanz rheumatoid arthritis drug succeeded in meeting primary and secondary goals of a pair of late stage clinical trials in ulcerative colitis, results that could help pave the way for an additional approval for the oral medicine. 8 more words


FDA accepts Amgen's sBLA for expanded use of Enbrel drug

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review Amgen’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for the expanded use of Enbrel (etanercept) to treat pediatric patients with chronic severe plaque psoriasis. 7 more words


The Nature of the Cancer Beast

The whole processes of both diagnosing & treating cancer are always a gamble. You end up with minor things being over treated & major things going undetected. 81 more words