crohn's disease

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crohn's disease by Mind Map: crohn's disease

1. what is it

1.1. it is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines especially in the colon and ileum, associated with ulcers and fistuale

1.1.1. side effects? how to you know if You have it can you tell if someone else has it

2. when was it found

2.1. 1932

2.1.1. did the time period have anything to do with this

3. who discovered it

3.1. He died on February 10th, 1924. Dr Burrill Bernard Crohn and his two colleagues, Dr Gordon Oppenheimer and Dr Leon Ginzburg formally discovered the disease in 1932

3.1.1. what made him want to discover it? did he have crohns (or someone that he knew) how long did it take him to find this disease

4. how do you find out if you have it

4.1. Most people with Crohn's disease experience some inflammation in both the small intestine and the colon (large intestine), which moves stool to the rectum ,  Persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, constipation,cramping and pain

4.2. what kind of reactions do you have

4.2.1. if you get sick from this can someone else catch it from you

4.3. how long can you go without noticing you have it

4.3.1. how does this disease start can your body defeat the disease before you "officially" get it

4.4. can this be contagious

4.4.1. why is it or why is it not

4.5. why does this disease continue to get worse

5. what causes it

5.1. The cause of Crohn's disease is unknown. However, it is likely due to an abnormal response of the immune system. Food or bacteria in the intestines, or even the lining of the bowel may cause the uncontrolled inflammation associated with Crohn's disease.

5.1.1. preventions? heriterdy? do foods cause it?

6. how do you live with it

6.1. your diets get affected so you have to watch what you eat. You could choose from one of the following diets: high-calorie, Lactose-free, Low-fat, Low-fiber, Low-salt

6.1.1. medicines? what happens if u react to meds badly

7. research question: how does this effect your life you when you have it verses if you don't and what can we do to help

8. what is it like to live with this disease

8.1. Constant surgerys, feeling sick constantly, in hospital a lot (hospital bills), missing out on education, can't get a job,  - depending on how bad yours is

8.2. diet?

8.2.1. free time?

9. can this be misdiagnosed

9.1. what can happen if you get medicine for this and you don't have it

9.1.1. who pays for the medicine does your insurance cover it what is the best insurance

10. cures

10.1. how long have they been trying to find a cure

10.2. what are somethings they thought would cure it

10.2.1. are there side effects of curing it

11. are the current treatment options effective

11.1. what are the current treatmeant options

11.1.1. how are they helping

11.2. insurence

11.3. what if your allergic to the current treatment options or if they create a bad reaction

11.4. cost

11.5. side effects

11.6. ingredients

11.7. who came up with the treatments