The World Health Organization (WHO) already considers diabetes an epidemic and predicts that in the not-so-distant future it will be the seventh leading cause of death at a global scale. So when a piece begins with a statement about the ‘diabetes epidemic’ know that writers are not being dramatic for the sake of keeping your attention. The numbers are scary…

Celebrities seem exempt from all the things that make us human like worrying about the bills, having pores and looking ridiculous on photos that are not selfies. Celebrities also seem to have it easy on the health front - with their personal trainers, diet plans made by top-notch nutritionists that are themselves famous professionals, expensive equipment and every opportunity to…

Whenever the nervous system is affected or involved in any way, things get complicated. So, we at FindMeCure are starting off NERVEmber with a post about quite the obscure condition that otherwise doesn’t get much attention in comparison to its more talked about relatives in the family of nervous system diseases: MC, Alzheimer’s, Epilepsy, Parkinson’s… Yes, that’s right, we’ll be…

Holden is one of these kids whose parents are brave enough to take a risk both for his own benefit and for the children outside of clinical trials who nevertheless might need the drug in development. Holden is fighting Crohn’s disease - a kind of inflammatory bowel disease, which causes abdominal pain, severe, sometimes bloody diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition.…

Being diagnosed with a life-long chronic disease can be emotionally overwhelming. Amidst all the confusion, anxiety, shock, and denial one question persists - “What will my life look like now?”. Whether you have Crohn’s or Ulcerative colitis, an IBD requires some diet and lifestyle changes, regular monitoring, finding the right treatment for you and learning to live with at least…

In his book “The Art of Loving” social philosopher Erich Fromm says that the only way to overcome loneliness and isolation is to form a genuine connection with another person, one which is based on openly sharing our deepest emotional truths with each other. We’ve noticed that loneliness and isolation are huge themes in the IBD community, as is depression.…

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