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Diarrhea Dietitian to Speak at “Girls with Guts” Retreat October 10, 2015

Have you heard about Girls with Guts (GWG)? How about this mission statement: The mission of Girls With Guts is to empower girls and women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease & ulcerative colitis) and ostomies to share their stories of confidence and to promote self-esteem. GWG is having their fall retreat in Gresham, Oregon on October 9-12, […]

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It’s Crohn’s and Colitis Week! 7 Lifestyle Tips to Manage IBD

At first, I was going to title this post “Happy Crohn’s and Colitis Week.” But the reality is, living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (collectively called inflammatory bowel disease or IBD) does not make one happy! My aunt was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) at age 16. According to my grandparents, she was one […]

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Over the years, I have compiled a list of strategies to decrease diarrhea. My book goes into detail for each of these strategies, and includes even more! Determine if you have lactose intolerance. Try a lactose challenge. Determine if you have fructose intolerance. Fructose is a type of sugar. Cut back on very sweet or […]

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