Coming to terms with surgery improved my IBD
Congressional District: CA17
Gastrointestinal Disease, Mental Health
Issues and Challenges
Daanish has encountered: Access to Expert Providers, Disability
My name is Daanish Hazarika
I was diagnosed at 22 with ulcerative colitis aka ibd, with being on different medications to fight the disease I developed disorders such as alopecia and osteoperosis. I eventually developed an infection called c-diff, I wasn't able to fight the disease anymore and my immune system was shot. I decided to have the j-pouch take-down surgery. That was ten years ago and ever since then I've been medicine free.
My Motivation and Inspiration
My motivation was I didn't want this to be my story for some reason no matter how bad it got I was never ready to quit.