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Crohn's Disease

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  • Boynton mother runs to help find a cure for Crohn's

    Boynton mother runs to help find a cure for Crohn's
    For more than half a million people living with inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn's disease and colitis, is a fact of life. More than 96,000 of them are Floridians, according to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.
  • Fatigue is a common problem for those with Crohn's disease

    Fatigue is a common problem for those with Crohn's disease
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease nearly a year ago. The medication I'm on seems to take care of most of my symptoms. But I'm often extremely tired. Can anything be done to help with fatigue from Crohn's? ANSWER: Fatigue is a common...

    What Doctors Know: Who's most at risk for colorectal cancer?

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance Colorectal cancer includes cancer of the bowels, colon, rectum and intestines. Colorectal cancer is often diagnosed after the patient shows a number of symptoms including blood in the stools, constipation, rapid weight...

    GI symptoms that come on quickly not necessarily cause for concern

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and in good health. Two weeks ago, I became very ill (bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal cramping for three days) after eating at a restaurant. The stool samples did not show any sign of food-borne disease, and I was told my...

    Virginia legislature addresses "specialty tier" pricing for chronic diseases

    Virginia legislature addresses "specialty tier" pricing for chronic diseases
    Del. Jeion Ward, D-Hampton, knows the importance of being able to get the drugs necessary to keep a chronic illness stable. Now 60, the 10-year veteran of the legislature was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 40. She's dependent on a prescription...