Mar 15 2011
Managing Medications Part II: Getting the Goods
While it seems simple enough, sometimes managing your prescription inventory can be unexpectedly complicated. Pharmacies have policies, doctor approval is required for renewals, family members need to understand the details, and there’s a lot ...
Mar 10 2011
Managing Medications Part I: Pharmaceutical Buffet
It’s become a Sunday tradition… I haul out my stash of prescriptions from the shelf, sit down at my desk, and assemble the week’s pharmaceutical buffet. It’s a less-than-tasty assortment of IBD meds, sinus treatments, vitamins, and a handful of...
Mar 01 2011
Germ Olympics: IBD and Infections
There’s risk in everything we do and every place we go. However, we can’t just bow out of everything that seems a little risky. To do so is to bow out of life. It can be all too easy to live like a shut-in at times. But that’s not healthy either. ...
Feb 07 2011
Super [Toilet] Bowl
Having watched the Super Bowl recently, seeing the fans in the stands and the crowds gathered outside, I am reminded of the last time I went to an event in a stadium. It was for a concert last summer. I only occasionally go to stadium events an...
Feb 04 2011
Welcome to C3 - A Field Guide to the IBD Adventure
As you read this, I imagine what you might be thinking. You sit there looking at this screen, with mouse in hand…you have searched the internet for Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis or inflammatory bowel disease…and you’re looking for answe...
Feb 01 2011
Healthline Welcomes Andrew Tubesing
Healthline is excited to announce the newest addition to our growing roster of health writers. Andrew Tubesing—an educator, artist, and engineer—was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in 2002. Since then, he has become an outsp...