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The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Announce 2009 Celebrating UC Success Contest Winners
Date:6/24/2009

Winners awarded with trip to California to participate in the Foundation's Orange County Take Steps event

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, in partnership with Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&GP), announces six winners from the second annual Celebrating UC Success essay contest. Established in December 2007, Celebrating UC Success is a program that honors people who have found personal ways to manage their ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease. The program highlights their successes to educate and inspire other patients and UC supporters. This year's winners are being awarded a trip for two to participate in the Foundation's Take Steps walk in Orange County, California on June 28, where they will be able to meet with others affected by UC and take part in Take Steps festivities.

Building on last year's contest, which accepted essays describing patient success over the challenges of UC, this year's contest called for UC Quick Tips -- specific, "tried and true" lifestyle tips that people affected by UC have discovered through experience to help manage their disease on a daily basis. This year's contest accepted essays and video submissions, with a goal to identify ways to help patients take steps to potentially achieve their own success.

"Because UC impacts patients' lives on a daily basis, it is important that they are armed with simple techniques that can help make each day a little bit easier," said Kimberly Frederick, Vice President of Patient and Professional Services for the Foundation. "We recognize that many UC patients are able to live full, rich lives despite the challenges that accompany their disease. Through this year's contest, we wanted these patients to share their knowledge and learnings from their experiences to help others achieve daily success with their disea
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