In order to raise funds for not much known disease, Crohn's and colitis, a gala evening has been organized on Saturday, November 5.
Giving more details about the venue then the gala evening is not the first time event and would be happening for the eighth time in a row.
Bring a regular event it has been an effort of Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's Paint and would be held at the Bechtler Museum. Timings are from 7:30 pm to 11.30 pm.
Sumptuous cuisine and fine selection of wine with great music would await your presence.
Both the diseases are collectively known as “irritable bowel syndrome” and it seems to be unknown disease but in reality it is not. In America almost 1.4 million people suffer from one of the two diseases.
Crohn's is the one which affects whole intestine and colitis is a kind of autoimmune disorder, which affects the colon.
Most difficult is live with it as one of the biggest problem with it is one has to be near bathroom all the time and diarrhea could be your friend. There are many patients, who live with it for their whole life. Maximum patients are being found in Australia, Canada and northern Europe.
Increasing number of patients would not let the irritable bowel syndrome to be as secretive as it is and would soon demand an exhaustive reassert for its treatment.
Recently, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) conducted a research on it and presented its findings at the Annual Scientific Meeting, which was held in Washington DC. Main finding of the research was the overuse of non- steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID).
It is a women specific disease, said the study author Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, who is a gastroenterologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Therefore, it has been recommended that women should refrain from taking more than five tablets a week.