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07-14-2012, 10:44 AM   #1
bangarang
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Paleo Advocate Dead at 53

http://crohnsdad.com/2012/07/09/only...ood-die-young/

Sad stuff.
07-14-2012, 10:50 AM   #2
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Wow

What a really nice guy. He was helpful to lots of people. My heart goes out to his family.
07-14-2012, 11:45 AM   #3
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Wow, that's terrible I loved that he thought outside the box and he will be missed
07-15-2012, 06:11 PM   #4
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My heart is broken for that family. Alan cared so much about his daughter.

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Dx JRA age 3, Crohn's age 6
Acute transverse myelitis at age 5

Started IVIG September 2016
Started Tacrolimus October 2016
Neurontin 100mg twice daily
Folic Acid
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No more Enbrel, Stelara, Methotrexate, Allopurinal or 6MP
07-15-2012, 09:23 PM   #5
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So sad to hear this. A tragic loss. My heart goes out to his family.
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Also taking: TuZen probiotic and following a low FODMAP diet (not very strictly).

Past Treatments: Prednisone, Flagyl, Cipro, Pentasa, exclusive EN via NG tube (6 weeks), Prevacid, Iberogast (20 drops twice a day) and high doses of vitamin B2.
07-15-2012, 10:47 PM   #6
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I remember seeing his username a lot. Not just here but on another message board I used to go on. For him to try and help others with a disease he himself didn't even have did not go unnoticed. Prayers to his family.
07-16-2012, 09:45 PM   #7
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SO very sad - I'm a newbie to crohn's so I only just discovered his blog (trying to read everything i can get my hands on) and was pleasantly surprised by his intelligent and caring nature. my sincerest condolences on this great loss
07-16-2012, 09:50 PM   #8
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What a tragedy. The family will be in my prayers.

I must admit, the conspiracy theorist in me makes me wonder how a guy who knew the risks and was doing what it took to be healthy and avoid such a demise still meets such a demise. A guy who was no doubt pissing off very powerful interests.

This isn't meant to be offensive, please delete this mods if it is.
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