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michaelseres

California wd77nf
I suffered with Crohns Disease for 30 years and after 20 ops I ended up with intestinal failure. I recently became the 11th person to have a small bowel transplant, at Churchill Hospital in Oxford. Post transplant I am learning to eat again and am on a feeding regime that goes via a tube directly in to my new bowel. I inject myself 6 times a day with anti sickness drugs. Having the transplant was the hardest thing I have ever been through but it has given me the chance of having a normal... Full Bio
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I suffered with Crohns Disease for 30 years and after 20 ops I ended up with intestinal failure. I recently became the 11th person to have a small bowel transplant, at Churchill Hospital in Oxford. Post transplant I am learning to eat again and am on a feeding regime that goes via a tube directly in to my new bowel. I inject myself 6 times a day with anti sickness drugs. Having the transplant was the hardest thing I have ever been through but it has given me the chance of having a normal life again. Being a patient isn’t easy but I have blogged about my journey in an effort to try and help other patients and their families