I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about a year and a half ago I lost 30lbs after being initially misdiagnosed with a viral/bacterial stomach infection. Eventually went to the ER where I got my diagnosis via sigmoidoscopy. I was given prednisone (responded well) and then given Lialda…I was flare free for a year but constantly […]
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Dear UC’ers and Fellow Followers of the iHaveUC Site, I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 2,992 days ago. Back then, there was very little talk of fecal microbiota transplants, sometimes referred to now as FMT. Much has changed, FMT is growing, it has been growing, and every once in a while, it makes it […]
Hey UC’ers, A new study was recently published that detailed some pretty fascinating results regarding fecal transplant therapy for people with UC. It was conducted in China at one of their Gastro Disease centers and I want to share some of their results with you in this post and of course you can read the […]
Here’s a brief update of a select few stories/research documents that have been published recently. As you’ll see below, the topics vary quite a bit, but are all centered around Inflammatory Bowel Disease and specifically Ulcerative Colitis which is what we/I are/am most interested in right? :)
First patient in India to receive fecal transplants or FMT with his doctor and having great results so far. Read up more on Manas’s story to learn the details of his previous and current life with ulcerative colitis.
Hey UC’ers, Super big thanks to one of the site’s user’s down in Australia. I just received this email, and I am really hoping he follows up with how things turn out. How about you??? Here’s the message that dropped in my inbox yesterday: Hey Adam, I didn’t want to add as another story but […]
After using steroids, diet, azathioprine and some other UC related medications Yasmin has moved on to try fecal microbiota transplants or FMT to try and get her ulcerative colitis into a long lasting remission period.
Question 1: What are the main requirements to be a good Fecal Transplant Donor? Health: I suggest the Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Workgroup criteria as the baseline for determining a good donor. That means no infectious disease, autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal disease, atopic disease, blood sugar dysregulation, mood disorders, or chronic pain, and lab tests showing the […]