Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tammy Vincze: 2012 Patient Mooch of the Year!

It is with much satisfaction that Certified Clinical Research Coordinator Ms. Tammy Vincze with Rocky Mountain Clinical Research is awarded 2012 Patient Mooch of the Year! Instead of donating to charity or helping patients, Ms. Vincze: Takes advantage of them for … Continue reading

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Study Finds No Tie Between Acne Drug Accutane and Crohn’s, Colitis

A new study counters the notion that the prescription acne drug Accutane raises the risk of Crohn’s disease or colitis in women. The study of more than 45,000 women found no such link between Accutane (isotretinoin) use and these illnesses, … Continue reading

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Inflamed & Untamed

Quite an impressive blog! Hey there! I’m Sara, a classy, sassy female living life with Crohn’s disease, a motility disorder, and autoimmune arthritis.  It is my goal to show others how to be positive and to own their disease instead … Continue reading

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Dr. Edward B. Crohn, 95, internist, active volunteer

Dr. Edward B. “Woodie” Crohn of Snyder, a longtime practitioner in pulmonary and internal medicine and the son of the doctor famous for identifying Crohn’s disease, died Wednesday at Weinberg Campus, Getzville. He was 95. He was the son of … Continue reading

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Insider Reveals Secrets Of Hospital Billing

DENVER (CBS4) – Major hospitals hardly ever collect the full amount they bill patients and don’t expect to, according to a sworn statement from a top administrator at a suburban Denver hospital. http://denver.cbslocal.com/2013/02/17/insider-reveals-secrets-of-hospital-billing

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Study finds no tie between acne drug accutane and Crohn’s, colitis

A new study counters the notion that the prescription acne drug Accutane raises the risk of Crohn’s disease or colitis in women. http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-02-acne-drug-accutane-crohn-colitis.html

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Uceris

Uceris is supposed to largely restrict steroid delivery to the GI tract, greatly reducing systemic side effects. Santarus Receives FDA Approval of UCERIS (Budesonide) for the Induction of Remission in Patients with Active, Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis http://ir.santarus.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=73343

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CCFA Co-Founder Rosenthal Dies

Suzanne Rosenthal, co-founder of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), died Sunday afternoon. She was 76-years old. Rosenthal, who herself was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 1955 – a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – co-founded what … Continue reading

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