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Survey: Diabetes and IBD (Crohn’s Disease & Colitis)

Do you have diabetes and an IBD such as Crohn's Disease or Colitis? Me too (read my story here)! I was curious about how systemic the combination of the two...

Diabetes and Crohn’s Disease | An Overview

We talk about invisible illness all the time. Looking at a recent trip to the pharmacy, the pile of medications is not as invisible Being diagnosed...

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 - a missed promotion, our health,...

Guest Post | What is Carbohydrate?

Evidence Based Health Care: Before I enter contentious territory I think it's important to state my position on modern western medicine. I am under the care of a Gastroenterologist, Dr David Hetzel to...

Prepping for a Colonoscopy? A step by step chronology

Worried about having a colonoscopy? I took the time to recount my colonoscopy procedure.  Prepping my body, medications, eating, how I felt, and the procedure itself.  Give it a read...

Common Drugs to Treat Crohn’s Disease

Here is a review of the typical drugs to treat Crohn's disease. There are several catagories of drugs that are used to control / reduce the inflammation caused by your Crohn's. Here...

What is 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 and anus, and only invades the inner lining...

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 act up.  How your body may...

Mark is a foodie in training, photographer, Starbucks addict, runner, and single parent living outside of Toronto, Ontario. Living with Crohn’s Disease and Diabetes, life for this Transportation Planner and RPP can be an interesting mix.

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