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Jill Osborne
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Health Educator, Author, Activist, Researcher and IC/BPS Rebel
Health Educator, Author, Activist, Researcher and IC/BPS Rebel

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Looking for some IC friendly salad ideas for the summer?? Author Julie Beyer shared some great salad ideas via the IC Diet Project. She also included three salad recipes: Red, White & Blue Spinach Salad. Creamy Macaroni & Broccoli Salad and Pear & Honey Cole Slaw!

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New IC study finds that IC patients have lower levels of good bacteria in their gut. Could this be contributing to our symptoms and pelvic pain? The MAPP Research Network is now exploring if bacterial levels change during flares or normalize during periods of IC remission. Bacteria in urine NOT found to be a factor as yet.

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Start your summer right with IC, bladder and prostate friendly sweet teas so that you can avoid flares and enjoy the warm weather to come! A new diet blog from the IC Network. Do you have a sweet or sun tea that you've created? Please share your ideas!

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The LiNKA Hunner's Lesion IC trial has added many new research centers for patients who would like to participate in this important new study! 

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Could interstitial cystitis flares be caused by candida? A new research study finds higher levels of fungi in the urine of patients struggling with flares. 

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If you're starting to feel overwhelmed about preparing meals for the holidays, IC author and dietitian Julie Beyer​ shares three fabulous recipes in our December #icdietproject blog that will help you simplify the next few days and prepare some wonderful foods including: Spinach Quiche for breakfast, Beef Stew if you're sticking close to home and a fabulous Butterscotch & Meringue Pie! Enjoy! Thank you Julie! 

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Thanks to MPR for doing a story on our new Food App for Android!

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Our new Android app  will help interstitial cystitis, overactive bladder and prostatis patients pick bladder friendly foods. More than 250 foods rated on the basis of bladder friendly, try it or caution! Now available in the Google Play store! 

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One of the best pelvic pain specialists in the world is expanding his practice to New York City. If you've struggled to find a doctor who understands your pelvic pain, Dr. Echenberg might be able to help! Learn more about his practice here!
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