Reid shares a quote from his friend and certified health counselor Emily J. Butler about how the health care system doesn’t help the chronically ill and underpaid to help themselves.
Reid talks about how diets like SCD and GAPS are occasionally viewed as being radical and to him this is very hard to understand when compared to conventional treatment approaches.
Reid discusses an article promoting surgery that got his blood boiling. He stresses the importance of spreading word about the documentary WANTED: Crohn’s End so that people know there are safer, cheaper and more effective alternatives.
Reid gives an update to Jason’s recent surgery on August 23rd, 2010 to correct complications from Crohn’s.
Reid talks about an option besides surgery that uses physical therapy to eliminate small bowel scar tissue. He also asks that you send thoughts and prayers of healing for those going into surgery soon.
Reid discusses briefly one of the missing components for treating Crohn’s & Colitis that should be included in a revised national strategy for treating the diseases.