Jun 27, 2022
There aren’t as many men who are vocal in the inflammatory
bowel disease (IBD) space as there are women. Crohn’s disease and
ulcerative colitis affect men as often as they do women, but fewer
men seem comfortable being public about their disease.
That’s why Carlos “CJ" Cabrera, who also goes by CJ
Papuro, entered the IBD community after his diagnosis of Crohn’s.
He gives an overview of how difficult it was to be diagnosed as a
US veteran using the Veterans Health Administration, his struggles
with finding his way with nutrition, the ways in which IBD has
affected him as a man, and his advice for other men.
Concepts discussed on this episode include:
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