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Welcome to Gutsy Life News

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This is where I share news from around the world about Crohn's and Infammatory Bowel Disease. 


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Crohn's and Colitis UK IBD Nursing Awards 2012

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What a wonderful initiative!  Fantastic to see such important members of the medical team being recognised for their contributions.   

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Psychological Aspects Of Crohn's Disease Gastroenterology Information

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I like this Dr he seems to know his stuff and has a gentle nice manner.   Lucky for you if you live in Ireland and are being treated by him.   My Gastroenterologist is equally fab though!  

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Managing Psychological Effects of Crohn's Disease

This is a part of the "Crohn's Disease 2-Minute Drill" Series of Videos which attempts to cover the above-referenced Topic within the time frame typically af...
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A therapist specialising in chronic illness is interviewed here and it is very interesting.  I need to listen to it again to digest the full information. 

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Cyling from Lands End to John O'Groats

Cyling from Lands End to John O'Groats | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
Cycling the 960 mile length of Great Britain BECAUSE I have Crohn’s Disease.

Being diagnosed with this incurable condition in 2011 and requiring surgery to reduce the symptoms hit me pretty hard.
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Good work from this gent! 

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Let's Talk About Poo And Living With Crohn’s Disease

Let's Talk About Poo And Living With Crohn’s Disease | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
It’s difficult to have Crohn’s disease in Australia. The Australian identity says it’s not okay to be sick.
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A great article on what it is like living with Crohn's in Australia.  

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TEDxEast - Ari Meisel Beats Crohn's Disease - YouTube

May 9, 2011 Ari Meisel trains his body to conquer Crohn's disease
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I love TED Talks so I thought I would see if there was a talk about crohn's and low and behold there was. This chap had severe crohn's and talks about how he went from hospitalisation on 16 tablets a day to compeating in Iron Man competitions. Excellent and onmy five minuted long fir a quick shot if inspiration. 

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[Crohn's Disease] Yoga for Crohn's Disease Belly Breathing

The main treatment for Crohn's disease is medicine to stop the inflammation in the intestine and medicine to prevent flare-ups and keep you in remission. A few people have severe, long-lasting...
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Colitis and ME: Buy #GetYourBellyOut merchandise!

Colitis and ME: Buy #GetYourBellyOut merchandise! | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
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A great way to support Crohns and Colitis UK and to show support for sufferers.   My bands and car sticker came through yesterday - you can get yours by going to the link in this article.  

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New Crohn's disease treatment may result from 'bodyguard protein' discovery

New Crohn's disease treatment may result from 'bodyguard protein' discovery | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
Mutations in the protein NOD2 are linked to Crohn's disease. Now researchers show that increasing the bodyguard protein HSP70 stabilizes NOD2 and rescues its activity.
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Very interesting research 

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Crohn's disease strictures and IBD - IBD in the News

David Bruining, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses a recent study published in the Inflammatory Bowel Disease journal about Crohn's disease...
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This an interesting report on research carried out in the UK on strictures. 

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Food for Thought: Nutrition & IBD - 4/10/13

This program explains: •The latest research on the relationship between IBD and nutrition •Eating well with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis •Proper su...
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From the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America.  Here they present on the relationship between diet and IBD.   It is over an hour long and contains rich detail and insight.   

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Crohn's Disease - Etiology | My Crohn's Portal

Crohn's Disease - Etiology | My Crohn's Portal | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
The cause of Crohn's disease is still not fully understood, but after years of research, we are beginning to understand its etiology and pathogenesis.
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This is a great explanation of how Crohn's works.

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What Your Poop Is Telling You About Your Body (Infographic)

What Your Poop Is Telling You About Your Body (Infographic) | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
As the great Taro Gomi once said, "Everyone poops." But what does that mean from a wellness perspective?
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nice simple infographic 

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease/IBD, What's The Latest Research On It And Alcohol?

Dr. Swanson analyzes the positive affects of alcohol on patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. For More On Inflammatory Bowel Disease Visity http://www.em...
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Very interesting! Research showing if you are in remission that moderate (one or two glass) of alcohol is fine and something good for  women with IBD.  Bring on my remission!! 

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Sex, Pregnancy And Crohn's Disease Gastroenterology Information

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many women put off having children as a result of their crown's disease.

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WEGO Health: The Psychology of Crohn's Disease

http://tv.wegohealth.com/ Everyone knows that Crohn's affects the intestines but most patients also have to deal with psychological and emotional stress that...
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nice little video that recognises the psychological impact of Crohn's.

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Hope for a cure for Crohn's Disease - Fundraising Update Aug 2014

Our Crohn’s MAP Vaccine (CMV) Heroes have so far raised £26,900* (That’s €33,812, US$45,368 and AU$48,631 as of 5/8/2014) which is fantastic, but more is needed to make the vaccine trial, with our hope for a cure for Crohn’s Disease, (RT @JulieLeaskMcCoy:...
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This site is very interesting and gives some very useful insight into how Crohn's works with a great visual on the MAP page.   Definitely worth reading and donating!  Lets get a vaccine for Crohn's! 

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Crohn's Disease: Ali Jawad Interview-Be the Fittest

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British Paralympic world champion Ali Jawad talks to BetheFittest about living with Crohn's disease, training, diet, symptoms, Paralympics, bench press world record and Rio 2016.
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Wow Ali Jawad is a true inspiration!  What an incredible story that proves you can still be a world class champion AND have crown's. Feeling inspired and energised from reading this.   

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[Crohn's Disease] Crohn's disease (PICTURE)

The main treatment for Crohn's disease is medicine to stop the inflammation in the intestine and medicine to prevent flare-ups and keep you in remission. A few people have severe, long-lasting...
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Vitamin D and inflammatory bowel disease | Vitamin D Council

Vitamin D and inflammatory bowel disease | Vitamin D Council | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
See if and how vitamin D plays a role in inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
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A whole not for profit dedicated to Vitamin D, really informative website and answered some of my questions about dosage for Vit D.   I am low in Vitamin D and also have Crohns so i am keen to up my levels as it apparently can play a big part in symptom control. 

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Wear a Bracelet, Find a Cure for Crohn's Disease

One girl living with the chronic condition decided to start a jewelry line to hopefully put an end to others' suffering.
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What a lovely talented young lady.   Beautiful designs too. She has released a song for Chronies too available on iTunes called Champion

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New promising treatment for Crohn's currently in trial (Video Panel Discussion)

Updated with scientific illustration - 2014 Learn about a new Crohn's disease investigational treatment called Site Specific Immunomodulators or SSIs. This v...
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VERY INTERESTING! Thanks to @QuBiologics for sharing this update. 

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What is The Composition of Human Poop ?

What is The Composition of Human Poop ? | Gutsy Life News | Scoop.it
One Day While Surfing the Net, I Found This.

Image Source : Various Graphics - Raj

 



 

Its Surprising that it cons
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Know Your Poop!  

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