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  1. Shanen

    Fecal Calprotection

    Curiosity question...I had my Calprotectin levels checked again recently...how accurate are these levels? Or do they vary by individuals as all Crohn's related items seem to? Standard range is < OR = 162.9 mcg/g Past results: 2/18/15 210.6 11/23/15 435.5 I'm trying to determine if...
  2. Shanen

    MRE Results - advice?

    Summary from a MRE I had recently. Any advice or experiences would be appreciated. MR ENTEROGRAM: FINDINGS: There are multiple loops of thickened small bowel. The most terminal portion of the ileum has a slightly thickened wall, of up to 0.4 cm. Just proximal to this region there is a 4.2 cm...
  3. Shanen

    Overdue introduction

    Well...as my daughter is fond of saying...time to stop being a "creeper" and give you my story. I'm not very good at things like this so please put up with me. I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in May 2013 and here's a summary of how I got to where I am today: In Feb 2013 I was sick as...