Certain precautions and preparations need to be undertaken when you are traveling with IBD.
I Lost My Sight Devastating Impact of Crohn’s For 52 years the Lochwinnoch volunteer had no idea what was wrong and had been given every diagnosis under the sun before finally being told she had Crohn’s five years ago. During some of her darkest moments, Victoria lost her sight temporarily nine times and had to […]
Carly Lindsay Role Model For all ages Carly Lindsay is a remarkable young woman. At the age of nine, her childhood life took a dramatic change, which has brought Carly, ten years later, to her second year of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Queens University in Kingston. In early December, 2002, Carly […]
Scan any well-stocked newsstand, and you’ll no doubt find a bounty of women’s magazines touting tips for achieving bouncy hair, kissable lips and a cellulite-free derriere. What you won’t see are headlines hyping haute insulin pumps, artful colostomy pouches or flirty tracheostomy covers. Meanwhile, there are countless women dealing with the daily challenge of feeling […]
Straight into a bag, Patients face a difficult transition when going to the toilet is replaced by collecting their faeces or urine in a bag. AS we all know, what goes in the body, must come out of the body. Everything that we eat, drink or breathe in, is processed, converted, utilised, and eventually, expelled […]
My Physician had just come inside the room and woke me. He explained “the surgical procedure was a success ” I became bewildered at this time. It was 6:00 in the evening and I was in my room in the Hospital. I fell back asleep and woke up the nest day. At this time things […]
Crohns surgery is offered to those patients who don’t respond to most traditional medications and treatments including intravenous or oral antibiotics, Remicade, Humira, Cimzia, Prednisone, etc.