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Over Two Hundred Walk to Raise Awareness for Crohn’s and Colitis

Over Two Hundred Walk to Raise Awareness for Crohn’s and Colitis ST. CLOUD – Over two hundred people gathered at Lake George this afternoon to walk and raise awareness for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn’s and Colitis are inflammatory diseases that impact the digestive system. In Minnesota alone, an estimated 25,000 people have Crohn’s […]

Time to Escape the Stall

Last December, 30,000 people crossed the finish line of the Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. Of those, 1,400 were Team Challenge participants, and one of those was me. My name is Grant Henry, and I have lived with ulcerative colitis for six years. It started when I was 23 and graduated from the […]

Depressive Symptoms Tied to doubled risk for Crohn’s

Depressive symptoms tied to doubled risk for Crohn'sMedical XpressDepressive symptoms are associated with a two-fold increase in risk of Crohn's disease but not ulcerative colitis, according to research published in the January issue of Clinica…

More than 200 Genes Identified for Crohns Disease

More than 200 genes identified for Crohn's DiseaseMedical XpressCrohn's Disease, a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, is a chronic illness of complex origins affecting approximately 100 to 150 people per 100,000. Understanding the genetic comp…

Good Bug Have a Role in Crohns Disease

'Good' bug may have a role in bowel diseaseMedical XpressThat is the possibility being raised by University of Aberdeen scientists who have published research which found significantly high levels of Faecalibacterium prausnitizii in the colon o…

What Crohns and Colitis Awareness Week Means to Me

What Crohns and Colitis Awareness Week Means to Me

What Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week Means to MeHuffington Post (blog)My name is Mike McCready and I have lived with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease for 25 years. Despite this diagnosis, I have a fortunate career as the lead guitarist…

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