Our mission is to improve the quality of life for BIPOC who are affected by IBD, Digestive Disorders and associated Chronic Illnesses; through Community, Research, Education, and Advocacy.

Patient Stories: Tionna Forchion #InLivingCOCCI

Patient Stories: Tionna Forchion #InLivingCOCCI

In the 20 years, I have lived with Crohn’s disease, I have realized there were ways that access to care can be improved to benefit a patient’s health and well-being.

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Patient Story: Tasha Stewart #InLivingCocci

Early in my Crohn's journey, I began taking biologics. Two years into being on this medication I switched employers, which caused my health insurance to change. The new insurance company wanted to switch me to a different medication even though the biologic I was on placed me into clinical remission.

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Patient Stories: Aarion Bell #InLivingCOCCI

I was subjected to step therapy due to my insurance at the beginning of my diagnosis - I received oral medication in 2014. A year after not achieving baseline outcomes, I was moved to a biologic.

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Patient Stories: Angela Jackson #InLivingCOCCI

I requested a history of my medication and found out that I had been given Inflectra several times without me even knowing...when I would confirm that I was there for Remicaide no one ever stopped to correct me or clarify that the medication had been switched. I contacted my GI's office and the nurse confirmed that I had not been on Remicade for "a while". My question? Why wasn't I notified?

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A Patients Journey: Cedric Pulliam

A patient’s journey combating any chronic illness is a vital story that, if willing, should be told so that others can learn from their journey.

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Sarah Price

My journey with Crohn’s disease started after I was diagnosed in 1988. Crohn’s disease if anything has made me “the strongest woman I know” as my children have said.

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