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Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

How I Chose Happiness and Health Over Money

Jackie and her friend Alicia looking very happy at the last Girls With Guts retreat


Raise your hand if you work at a job that you... Read moreChevron

posted 12/02/2015, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

Navigating Heathcare.gov for Health Insurance

 

I recently had the “joy” of navigating Heathcare.gov for an individual insurance policy. I put joy in quotes because shopping... Read moreChevron

posted 12/02/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD

Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD, Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Biologics and Crohn’s Disease

Biologic medications, are a relatively new treatment for people with Crohn's Disease. They are medications that are made from things that are found in life and their products, mainly proteins. Biologics are antibodies which bind to specific parts (proteins) of the immune response, specifically in the gut lining. When bound to these factors... Read moreChevron

posted 12/01/2015, comments (0)|
Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

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Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

Introducing Brian Greenberg and Jackie Zimmerman as HealthCentral’s IBD Social Ambassadors

To kick-off IBD Awareness Week (December 1-7), we’re thrilled to announce our new IBD social ambassadors, Brian Greenberg - founder of Intense Intestines Foundation, living... Read moreChevron

posted 12/01/2015, comments (0)|
BrianIBD

BrianIBD, Health Guide

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Intense Intestines Foundation Founder & President

How to Find a Crohn's Support Group

 

Living with a chronic disease like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis can be extremely challenging. Riding the IBD roller coaster... Read moreChevron

posted 11/30/2015, comments (0)|