The Crohnie Apocalypse…

There continues to be a lot of coverage (via blogs and most notably YouTube videos) concerning the threat to humanity that is The Zombie Apocalypse.  OK.  Fair enough.  I get that swarming hordes of the undead roaming our lands and devouring everything in sight could kind of mess with an otherwise peachy day.  However, I […]

SPECIAL – Meet Frank Garufi Jr

Sara Ringer from Inflamed and Untamed ( http://inflamed-and-untamed.com ) takes over the hosting duties of The #IBD Round Table Discussion and interviews me, Frank Garufi Jr. of The Crohn’s Colitis Effect ( http://cceffect.org ). You’ll get an in depth look at the life of Frank Garufi Jr. What life was like growing up for him.. […]

Episode 12 – #DDW14 and #WorldIBDDay

We’ve got another exciting episode this month!!! We discuss #DDW14 ( Digestive Disease Week 2014 ) in Chicago, Janssen Biotech (makers of Remicade ) and the #IBDSocialCircle meeting, plus #WorldIBDDay 2014. Episode 12 Panelist are Frank Garufi Jr., Sara Ringer, Marisa Lauren Troy, and Ryan Stevens

Celebrating The Successes

When it comes to IBD ( Inflammatory Bowel Disease ), unfortunately we have / get more bad news than we do good news. That’s why when we do get good news, it’s important to celebrate those success and remind ourselves that we can have triumphs over this disease! Yesterday I posted ( http://goo.gl/hDvfOq ) that my son, Domenic, was going […]

Episode 11 – Our ONE YEAR Anniversary

It’s an episode of anniversaries!! Not only is the IBD Round Table turning ONE YEAR old, but The Crohn’s Colitis Effect is celebrating it’s 2nd birthday! Join myself, Sara Ringer of Inflamed and Untamed, and Sarah Choueiry of The Crohn’s Journey Foundation as we take a look back over the last year worth of discussion topics plus […]

Episode 10 – Before, During, and After IBD Surgeries

We’re starting off Season 2 with a great topic of Before, During, and After IBD Surgeries.  Our panelist will discuss what to expect when having an IBD surgery, the emotional and mental aspects of an IBD surgery, plus answer our audience questions. Episode Ten Panelist are Christina Matthies, Sarah Choueiry, Frank Garufi Jr., and special […]

SPECIAL – Meet Sara Ringer

Sara Ringer – IBD Advocate, QUEEN of IBD Videos on YouTube, IBD Blogger extraordinaire, and co-host / panelist of The IBD Round Table Discussion joins me for a one on one interview. We’ll not only talk about her battle with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and her advocacy for the disease but also get to know the […]

SPECIAL – IBD Awareness Week 2013

It’s Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week in the United States and we couldn’t think of a better way to bring IBD Awareness than having a very special IBD Round Table episode. We talk about the differences between Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, Will IBD ever be a “household” name, The emotional and mental health issues […]

Episode 9 – IBD and Thanksgiving

It’s almost a week before Thanksgiving and we’re dedicating this episode to being thankful and what part IBD  ( Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis ) plays in our Thanksgiving celebration! We also have a SPECIAL announcement that you won’t want to miss!!! Episode Nine Panelist are Sara Ringer, Sarah Choueiry, Frank Garufi Jr. and special guest Stephen Dempster