Crohn's Disease

This Week in Crohn's
This Week in Crohn's

Welcome to This Week in Crohn’s, a weekly roundup of the best blog posts, studies, and news about Crohn’s disease.

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  • Nov 09 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: November 09, 2012

    It’s the Internet! Don’t Believe Everything You Read… Or You’ll Get a Splinter in Your Gut. Over the past week, jokes about eating trees, eating bark, becoming a beaver or woodchuck will cure your IBD have been making the rounds in the onlin...

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  • Nov 02 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: November 02, 2012

    Girls With Guts Give Back With New Fundraiser for Post-Op Survival Kits It’s been a busy week for the Girls With Guts Team. First they featured a guest blog written by the one and only Ally Bain — she’s the gal responsible for the Rest Room...

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  • Oct 26 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: October 26, 2012

    Angel Pagan Struggled With Colitis During His 2011 Season With the Mets, But Now He’s Just 2 Games Away From Winning the World Series With His New Team This article came my way via the CCFA’s Facebook page. The NY Daily News sheds some light...

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  • Oct 22 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: October 22, 2012

    Studying the Inflammation and Depression Connection Depression is not uncommon for anyone with IBD to struggle with at some point in time throughout the cycle of their illness. The sadness and anxiety that follow can be crippling for most ev...

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  • Oct 12 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: October 12, 2012

    Study Finds Doctors Are Doing 3 Things Poorly With IBD Patients —This is a Must Read According to a study written up in Gastroendonews.com, researchers have found that physicians are lacking in the communication department big time. The top...

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  • Oct 05 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: October 5, 2012

    Have You Ever Heard the One About the Spoon Theory? I first read the Spoon Theory a while back and it struck a chord. Recently I came across it again posted by its author on her site ButYouDontLookSick.com (a site devoted to those with chro...

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  • Sep 28 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: September 28, 2012

    We’ve Already Explored Ingesting Parasite Larva, So It’s Only Logical to Explore the Poop Transplantation for C. diff Treatment Back in April, the Huffington Post along with a slew of other news outlets reported on a Canadian man who had gi...

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  • Sep 21 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: September 21, 2012

    This week’s Crohn’s update brings you a pilot IBD iPad program at UCLA, inking and viewing your colon in high-def, and more than two handful’s worth of blogs to check out.

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  • Sep 14 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: September 14, 2012

    This week’s Crohn’s update brings you permission to get dirty, molecules with cute names, and promising update to blood tests for Crohn’s and UC diagnoses!

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  • Sep 07 2012

    This Week in Crohn’s: September 7, 2012

    This week’s Crohn’s update brings pig whipworm treatments back to center stage, highlights new genetic research, and features a couple of mothers fundraising on behalf of their children.

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