Life with Crohn's

Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

Your body gets energy by making glucose from foods we eat.  However, to use this glucose, your body needs insulin. Insulin is a hormone...

Medication can change your life – Both good and bad!

I ended my last post with something along the lines, medication can do wonders.  And that it can, well, until your body begins to...
Gutt Pain from C & UC

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis, or UC, is more localized in nature than Crohn’s disease (CD). Typically, the disease affects the colon (large bowel) including the rectum...

Drawing a Short Straw in Life: Fighting Back against Chronic Disease

We all  have a short straw in life or at least something we consider our short straw. You know, an aspect in our lives -...

One chronic disease isn’t enough?

Mark has kindly invited me to contribute to this forum. I see this as an opportunity to research all the issues associated with Crohns...