I'll give it a bit of time to get used to, but so far the one thing I really don't like (other than all the old posts going awol) is that the page is much busier than it used to be. Maybe if we could pick only the elements we want to see...
The older posts are actually over on the digestive disorders board. I was able to convince them at the last minute that IBD really shouldn't be grouped in with all other digestive disorders-that it is more autoimmune than digestive.
(Ok, so it may have been that I lost a lot of empathy for the "I have the worst stomach flu ever" people-at least the ones off line-years ago. Hello. I am your sister. I have had the same symptoms you have had for 48 hours for a good five or six years now-so didn't really want to be lumped in with all digestive gurgles and burps)
To those of you with similar concerns about digestive diseases that got grouped together in the GI disorder board-I do encourage you to create your own exchange as well.
Hi all! I am here... My name is Gin.... I have crohns and fibro... not sure which hates me worse.. depends on the day ... Treatment... no fiber diet to delay my second resection, pentasa and trying all my might to avoid remicaid.
Hi, I found it. Not bad, it'll be fun learning the new system.
1. AzJohnny. I've been on the old system for about 4 years.
2. Crohn's Disease. Diagnosed in April 2006.
3. Pentasa and Entecort EC plus morphine and several PRN meds for pain. Since the Crohn's dx I can't eat cows or pigs so I stopped trying to eat mammals. Also avoid fiber except that I take 2g of fiber laxatives daily. When I flair I go on a liquid diet to speed recovery.
Sorry darkntall. That is a situation unique to this exchange because it was originally redirected to the generic digestive disease board and there was a last minute change. Otherwise a bookmark to the old board would have brought you right here. That is entirely my fault because I really felt a separate IBD board was needed.
As for the confusing, talk to me about what is confusing-I can help with some of that and let the team working on fixes know your specific problem areas.
Hey there! 1. Kelly ( Kell12) 2. Crohn's 3. currently on Humira, vitamins, fish oil. I did have a resection in September that helped put me in remission for about 2 months, then it reared its ugly head once again, confirmed through colonoscopy Jan 2010..
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