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Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis

Article Index: Crohn’s Disease

Everything you should know about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.


CCFA Co‐founder Suzanne Rosenthal Dies

Suzanne Rosenthal, one of the co‐founders of the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis (the organization later renamed the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America), died on Sunday afternoon. She...

CCFA Patient and Family Education Conference

Yesterday ((Saturday, April 21, 2012)) I attended CCFA Illinois’ 17th Annual Patient and Family Education Conference. This year’s conference featured a number of great speakers from the U.S. and Canada, and focused on many of the current hot topics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). This article contains links to the speaker presentations, as well as my tweets related to each speaker (drawn from live tweeting done during the conference).

Team Challenge: Why did I recommit?

I’m currently mentoring nine individuals who will run or walk the 2011 Las Vegas half marathon as part of Team Challenge. We are two weeks aways from the recommitment deadline,...

The Coveted Cork Award

Recently I was hospitalized for yet another new (new to me, at least) Crohn’s-related side effect — in this case a nasty blood infection. Unlike most of my Crohn’s issues...