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Friday Fun Fact-3/17/17

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY to all my Irish and drinking friends. Here are a few fun facts you may not know about Crohn's Disease:

  1. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are inflammatory bowel diseases that cause chronic inflammation and damage in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
  2. Crohn’s and other IBD diseases can be treated, but not cured.
  3. Approximately 1.6 million Americans currently have IBD, which includes Crohn’s disease  a growth of about 200,000 since the last time CCFA reported this figure (in 2011).



Here's an extra special fun fact about Me:

  1. I have a crippling fear of Edward Scissorhands, even writing his name gave me chills. 
  2. The windows are not allowed to be open in our home because of the scene where he is on the ladder at the window. I am petrified that he will come through it and stab me in the neck.
Hope this was the new thing you learned today and enjoyed it! Thank you so much for reading, please check back on Monday for another juicy Crohnicle. 

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