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Call for better diagnosis during Crohn’s and Colitis awareness month

Posted: May 4 2018

Getting a solid diagnosis was a long time coming for Ann Turnbull, 39, of Grays Point. Born with an abnormal bowel, she had surgery shortly after birth, and was in and out of hospital as a child.  Doctors told her she has an eating disorder at age 17 because she lost a lot of weight. […]

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Zaun Bhana tells of his experience with Infliximab and colitis

Posted: April 17 2018

My name is Zaun Bhana. I am 30 years old, married to my lovely wife Michelle and we have an 18 month old baby boy named Makan. I own an IT business called LEAP Consulting with a business partner that employs four staff and I have just bought my first house. I am also living […]

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Reality Bites

Posted: February 23 2018

Motherhood is a tough job. Doing a reality-TV program for two intensive months is a tough job. Managing a chronic illness is a tough job. Fortunately, Katrina Chambers, who at one point had all three on her plate, is tough, too. At 34 years old, Katrina is certainly living a full life. She’s mother to […]

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A Mother’s Story

Posted: February 23 2018

For a long time, my 9-year old son, Ned, was a very active, happy, healthy ball of energy. Then, in July 2011, he was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), and Crohn’s disease.   Something’s Changed   A year before the diagnosis, I started noticing that Ned didn’t have as much energy […]

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