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Celiac Disease 10 Things Everyone Should Know

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease affecting millions of Americans, is becoming more and more common, yet many people know little or nothing about the disease. I have celiac disease and I talk about it a lot. It is a huge part of my life — it controls everything I eat, where I eat it, the […]

IBD The Hidden Tormentor

A recent study has found that Nelson has one of the highest rates of Crohn’s disease in the world. Naomi Arnold reports on the conditions that no-one talks about. Physically, Nelson twins Sarah and Anna Schiefer are alike in almost every way – except one is missing 32 centimetres of her intestines, and the other […]

Key to Growth of Bad Bacteria in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The researchers discovered a biological mechanism by which harmful bacteria grow, edge out beneficial bacteria and damage the gut in IBD. This new understanding, published in the Feb. 8 issue of Science, may help researchers develop new treatments for IBD with fewer side effects than current therapies. IBD begins when “good” bacteria are mistakenly killed […]

Crohn’s and Depression

Crohn’s and Depression

Crohn’s and Depression: If it isn’t one end it’s the other June 15, 2012 — Receiving a diagnosis of any illness can knock the wind out of us. It takes a while to breath normally again. We may experience symptoms of depression while we adjust to the chronic diagnosis and learn to manage it. After […]

No Guts Know Glory

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