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J. Rainer Poley, M.D. currently practices as a pediatric gastroenterologist at the Brody Medical School at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He graduated from the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria and completed his pediatric and gastroenterology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Martha Kalichman, a registered nurse, graduated from Norfolk General Hospital School of Nursing in Virginia. For many years she has diligently researched health issues that have affected her husband and two children.
Posted November 8, 2008
Imagine a prescription for a devastating disease that is simple, relatively inexpensive, without side effects and effective long term.<BR/><BR/>Author Martha Kalichman did just that when faced with her fifteen year old daughter's diagnosis of Crohn's Disease. She called upon her knowledge as a registered nurse, her interest in medical research and her faith to find a better answer than those currently offered.<BR/><BR/>In this reader-friendly narrative, Martha shares the journey her family traveled in search of better options. The result is an incredible discovery that is backed by medical research.<BR/><BR/>Written in conjunction with a pediatric gastroenterologist, J. Rainer Poley, M.D., who completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic and now practices in North Carolina, this powerful little book contains Sarah's story and guidelines for this "prescription." For those interested, medical references are available for a look into the research.<BR/><BR/>Reaching for Answers to Crohn's Disease will live as the story that opened the door for a better life to sufferers of this potentially debilitating disease.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.