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It Happens, Everybody Poops, Even Athletes

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 21:22 3 Comments

ESPN has an interesting article on professional and endurance (ultra) athletes and their doings of number two. Some of the stories are a real tribute to the strength and resilience of the human body, still others are eerily reminiscent of Colitis. Take a look at this excerpt describing an ultra-marathoner But the main culprit was […]

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David Garrard-IBD PSA

Thursday, December 25, 2008 10:50 5 Comments

David Garrard is a pro football player who has been vocal about his battle with Crohns disease.  It is great that these commercials are running on tv and are out for all people to view.  Three big cheers to David Garrard for being brave enough to promote disease awareness. Now, we need to find our UC to Jpouch spokesperson. […]

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Poll on disease awareness

Thursday, December 4, 2008 18:39 12 Comments

I was recently flipping through the trend magazine, People.  The cover story was about Michael J. Fox and his battle with Parkinson Disease.  The article discusses Parkinson, Michael’s symptoms, states that nearly 1 million people in the US live with the disease, and it talks all about the advocacy being done for the disease, especially […]

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Marc Jacobs has UC

Monday, November 24, 2008 19:14 16 Comments

I was recently reading the November 27, 2008 issue of Rolling Stone Magazine, and they did an article on the famous fashion designer Marc Jacobs. The article is really interesting and talks about his story of living with UC – it is excellent that someone so high profile is willing to talk about their disease. […]

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