Colitiscope: Living With Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Colitiscope: Living With Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

by Andrew Tubesing


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935388005
Publisher: Pfeifer Hamilton Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Pages: 194
Sales rank: 1,188,549
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Andrew Tubesing is an educator, an artist, and an engineer. He was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease in 2002 and works closely with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America as a group leader and chapter board member. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

What People are Saying About This

Marit Lysne

This book will help a lot of people not feel so alone and shameful. It's like having a conversation with a close, trusting friend. (Marit Lysne, PsyD, LP, clinical psychologist, Carleton College)

Carolyn Bloom

As a parent, I have watched and experienced my son's struggles with Crohn's disease, but reading your words gives me a better understanding ... very practical, and all ages will find parts they can identify with. It's a quick read with lots of humor and smiles. (Carolyn Bloom, physical therapist, Lawrence, Kansas)

Kevin Hudenko

An invaluable resource for IBD patients and medical professionals. As a surgeon, I found it a humorous and accessible way to gain a patient's perspective on this disease. (Kevin Hudenko, MD, FACS, Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Ken Loving

Should be read by everyone affected by a chronic disease-patients, families, friends and coworkers. It is informative and touching, and best of all, laugh out loud funny. I can't wait to recommend it to friends, family and my patients. (Ken Loving, MD, AAFP, family physician and medical director, Access Community Health Centers, Madison, Wisconsin)

Jonathan Braun

Charming and earnest ... an openhearted and informative reflection on the experience of living with IBD. (Jonathan Braun, MD, PhD, professor and chair, pathology and laboratory medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine)

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Colitiscope: Living With Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Placebogirl on LibraryThing 7 months ago
This is one of the best looks at the emotional side of IBD that i have ever read. Despite the author making his story funny, he doesn't pull any punches and you really "get" the sense of the emotional ups and downs of living with IBD.
JeanWentz on LibraryThing 7 months ago
I picked this up at the library, along with any other book on Crohn's Disease I could find, after my 12-yr old son was diagnosed. This guy is an absolute hoot! What a refreshingly human -- and humorous -- take on a not-funny disease. Not only did I learn a lot about what some suffer through with this disease, but there was also very valuable information about symptoms, tests, doctors, etc. A very funny read for anyone, whether they have IBD or not.
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