Latest Posts from Basmah Ali

Finding the Right Medical Team for Crohn's Disease

Finding the Right Medical Team for Crohn's Disease

I’ve learned a lot in the 19 years I’ve lived with Crohn’s disease, but one of the most important things is getting the right medical team ....

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How I Seek Support from Others While Living with Crohn’s Disease

How I Seek Support from Others While Living with Crohn’s Disease

My birthday was last week. At first, my only plan was to order my favorite tacos and churros after work. Then, my friend invited me to stay overnight ...

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Ramadan and Crohn's Disease

Ramadan and Crohn's Disease

Ramadan Mubarak, everyone! For people who don’t know what Ramadan is, it’s the ninth month in the Islamic lunar calendar (April) ....

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Tips and Tricks I Use Eating With Crohn’s Disease

Tips and Tricks I Use Eating With Crohn’s Disease

Living with Crohn’s disease for over half my life, one of the hardest things I’ve had to alter was my food consumption ....

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Meeting Other Patients With Crohn’s Disease

Meeting Other Patients With Crohn’s Disease

Living with Crohn’s disease is incredibly isolating. Diarrhea, fatigue, vomiting, and colonoscopy preps are not hot topics to discuss ...

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How Losing My Job Helped Me Come to Terms with Crohn’s Disease

How Losing My Job Helped Me Come to Terms with Crohn’s Disease

I was 16 years old when I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. At the time, I had no idea how much it would impact every aspect of my life.

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