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Creating the support system we deserve

When I was diagnosed with Crohn’s eight years ago, it really sucked. What made it worse was how alone I felt. I was given a pamphlet and a prescription, then basically left to figure out what worked best for me. I felt neglected, frustrated, confused… just so many emotions; I was so lost. I was fortunate enough to meet physicians who helped me get a better understanding of my personal journey as an IBD patient. Next we started working on an app (I’m a software engineer by training). It all started as a personal project, and over the past year I’ve turned it into a startup with doctors and researchers who are knowledgeable about IBD and my personal struggles as a patient. The app (Phyla Health) is free so if anyone wants to try it and let me know how we can make it better I would really appreciate it. My goal is to create a better future for patients like us. Let me know what you think!

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