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What is Crohn’s?

Knowing about Crohns is just a start. Learning and changing a life is what matters. Named after Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, who first described the disease in 1932 along with colleagues Dr. Leon Ginzburg and Dr. Gordon D. Oppenheimer,...

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What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s disease (see the CKS topic onCrohn’s disease) are collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic, relapsing–remitting, non-infectious inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract. The mucosa of the rectum and a variable...

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What is the Specific Carbohydrate Diet?

What is the Specific Carbohydrate Diet? The principles of Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) were laid down by Dr. Sidney Valentine as he treated Celiacs and other IBD patients in the 1950s. One of his patients was Elaine Gottschall’s daughter...

How does SCD relate to WCCF?

The Woodward Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation in partnership with the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has pledge to raise funds as their fist project for the purpose of funding a research based on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) for children with...