IBD Awareness

3 Common Biologics for IBD

Most people do not know what biologics are, as they are a relatively new treatment for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). I'm sure you've seen the commercials, but you're probably left wondering how they actually work. Biologics are protein-based antibodies used to stop certain proteins in the body from causing inflammation. Biologics are typically… Continue reading 3 Common Biologics for IBD

IBD Awareness

Injection Day Essentials

Happy Friday! Friday to me means injection day. I know it is not the best day to have to do an injection, but it is something I have gotten used to over the past two years. My journey with Humira has been long - I have gotten over the insurance bumps, the delayed medication bumps,… Continue reading Injection Day Essentials

IBD Awareness

Humira: An Honest Review

What is Humira? Humira (adalimumab) is a prescription, biologic medication in the form of an injection. Humira actually treats many different inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), Crohn's disease (CD), ulcerative colitis (UC), and some eye infections. It comes in the form of both a pen injector and… Continue reading Humira: An Honest Review