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What if You Get Sick While Flying?

Before my IBD symptoms became an everyday part of my world I was a frequent flier - both for pleasure and for business. But, B.C. - before colitis - as I call it, I never thought much about flying, or how to physically prepare to travel, nor did I ha...

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My Elimination Diet

Some of us have heard of this, some of us have done it, and some have no idea about it. I did an elimination diet about ten years ago when I just couldn’t get my colitis symptoms well enough under control with prescriptions alone. My GI was supportiv...

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5 IBD Myths

There is a lot of information out there on the Internet these days and some of it is good and some of it is well, not too correct. I thought this week we might look at some of the myths, or misinformation that’s out there about IBD. IBD and IBS are t...

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Mycoplasma bacteria and IBD

In deciding what I should write about today I reread Dr. Eisner’s January 24th post. In it he answers a readers question about the possible cause for IBD. The first time I read his post I was traveling and gave it a quick gloss, but today one word st...

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What to Eat with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Of all the questions people email me with, “What can I eat?” is near the top of the list. And, unfortunately, there is no easy answer I can give. But I can relate my own experience of how I learned what I can and can’t eat. Even though there is a sch...

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What to Eat with IBD

Of all the questions people email me with, “What can I eat?” is near the top of the list. And, unfortunately, there is no easy answer I can give. But I can relate my own experience of how I learned what I can and can’t eat. Even though there is a sch...

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Meet Elizabeth Roberts

Elizabeth Roberts is an advocate for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the author of Living with IBD and IBS. Elizabeth has been living with the symptoms of both IBD and IBS since she was in high school and was finally diagnosed with Colitis in 1998. Th...