Tag Archives: IBD

Inflammatory Bowel Disease


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...

2011 Las Vegas Half Marathon

Delayed, not deterred

This December’s Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon would have been my 8th race with Team Challenge. Yes, “would have been.” I’ve just made the extremely difficult decision to...

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,...