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  • Christmas
    Share your hints and tips for surviving the festive period. What to eat/not to eat. What to tell friends/relatives. To drink - or not to drink?
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    Last post by Lone Rider View the latest post
    Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:47 am
  • Coping with Colitis
    Nearly three out of four ulcerative colitis (UC) sufferers (73 percent) responding to a new nationwide survey say not feeling well has become a normal part of life. Furthermore, they describe UC as disruptive when it comes to their relationship with a spouse (64 percent), their sexual relations (75 percent) and their emotional state (82 percent).
    How do you cope with colitis ? Are you struggling with the emotional effects ? Even if a problem shared isn't a problem halved it may help to discuss it with people in the same situation.
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
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    Last post by LittleRach View the latest post
    Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:09 pm
  • Medications
    Use this to discuss your experiences of medications. Have you tried any of the new medications like colazine or remicade ? How did you find them ? Have you found some medications worked far better for you than others ?
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
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    Last post by chlohan View the latest post
    Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:13 pm
  • Adalimumab
    Feedback on peoples experience of Adalimumab - to be fed back to NICE as part of the consultation exercise
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
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    Last post by chlohan View the latest post
    Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:50 pm
  • Surgery
    Are you considering surgery ? Have you had surgery ? Trying to cope with colostomy ? Share your experience with others here.
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
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    Last post by just-me! View the latest post
    Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:24 pm
  • Carers and Partners
    Are you a carer, partner or living with someone with colitis. This area of the forum is the ideal place to share you're experience, questions and concerns
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet
    14 Topics
    72 Posts
    Last post by Karencraig View the latest post
    Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:28 pm
  • Benefits and Allowances
    If you suffer with Ulcerative Colitis you may depending on your circumstances be able to claim disability living allowance or for example help with water bills through Watersure. You may also be on benefits due to being out of work.
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
    7 Topics
    71 Posts
    Last post by curly_clare View the latest post
    Fri May 23, 2014 6:35 pm
  • Employment and Workplace Issues
    Many people find they have problems at work with their current/potential employer not understanding their illness. This is the place to discuss discuss theses issues.
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
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    106 Posts
    Last post by Steph_89 View the latest post
    Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:28 am
  • Lifestyle, Diet, Nutrition and Food Supplements
    Use this forum to share your experiences of changes to lifestyle and diet. Have you found anything that helped your colitis ? Have you tried low residue diets or increasing your water intake ?
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
    47 Topics
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    Last post by willybum View the latest post
    Sun Jul 20, 2014 5:54 pm
  • Research
    Are you involved in research ? Have you read some recent research ? If so share it with others in this forum. If you think something should be researched then maybe someone reading this forum would be interested in doing it.
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
    12 Topics
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    Last post by OrsenTrapp View the latest post
    Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:03 pm
  • Pregnancy
    Being pregnant is a big undertaking for anyone. For someone with colitis it is probably a time of great concern.
    Having said that many people with colitis have had quite normal pregnancies. Others have struggled. Please use this area to share your experiences or ask for advice.
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
    12 Topics
    42 Posts
    Last post by dmiddleton View the latest post
    Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:00 pm
  • Swine Flu
    How are you affected by the current swine flu outbreak? Are you on azathioprine or steroids - hence in a high risk group? Are you still able to get normal access to your GP/Consultant?
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  • Other
    Use this forum for anything else colitis related. Strugling with the disease on a day to day basis - then somebody may be able to help you. Looking for some information - each topic in these forums are viewed by hundreds of other sufferers who may be able to help.
    Moderators: Rosie, Joe Fogey, midjet, andrewg
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    Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:34 pm

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