Posts Tagged ‘video’

Meet My Hernia

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 13:13 4 Comments

I’ve just returned from a post-surgery follow-up (more hyphens anyone?) with my surgeon. I scheduled the appointment because I noticed something squishy around my incision. Since all my friends happen to be doctors, they all told me it was an umbilical hernia. In my nicely ignorant state of medical knowledge (with apologies to my wife […]

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My Friend Fiber

Friday, January 9, 2009 16:59 1 Comment

It has been a while since I was on a good fiber schedule due to the unrest in our life with selling the house, moving, and being insanely busy. But now that we’ve settled back down in our new town and into our new home, I’ve been able to get back into a routine. And […]

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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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Video: Probiotics

Monday, June 23, 2008 6:44 3 Comments

One of the big questions asked is whether or not to take probiotics.  And if you take them what brand, how much, etc?  Nice! A video that sheds some light on the mystery of probiotics:  Probiotic Video .  And on there is always a discussion running about probiotics here is a link to many probiotic […]

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Video: What is UC?

Monday, June 23, 2008 6:21 1 Comment

Check this out, especially if you are newly diagnosed:  What is Ulcerative Colitis Video? The video covers all the medicines and why these medicines are used etc…super informative. Excellent Resource:  10 Key Questions about UC Also, here is a good link to read more about what is UC:  Online Book about UC. Image via:

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Excellent Video: UC to J-pouch

Friday, June 20, 2008 8:02 3 Comments

Video: UC to J-Pouch (well done & realistic) I highly recommend this really done video (7 mins) about Video IBD Surgery:  “People with inflammatory bowel disease often face surgery. New techniques can speed recovery and reduce nbso post-operative discomfort. Meet an 18-year-old woman with ulcerative colitis, and follow along as she makes the decision to […]

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Most FAQs: Elective Surgery?

Thursday, June 19, 2008 8:23 No Comments

One frequent question asked is if Mark’s surgery was elective? Yes, Mark’s surgery was technically “optional.” He could have lived non-functionally sick with his colon forever or he could have had the “optional” surgery.  A common question and one we asked is When did you know time for surgery? There are many posts out there […]

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