September 19, 2017

We’re delighted that PLF Advocates Council member, Rich Dexter and his father Charles, were featured on NBC Washington’s recent report, “Beware of Catching Infections at Hospitals.” Rich’s mother, Judy, died from a C. diff infection she acquired during treatment for a lung infection. The piece ran in mid-September and you can …

September 1, 2017

“Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy and sepsis following total colectomy” is listed as the “immediate cause of death” on my mother, Peggy’s, death certificate. It is the technical phraseology for saying she died from sepsis due to an overwhelming Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). Essentially, the C. diff infection sent her immune system …

May 13, 2017

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, 60 people attended the Peggy Lillis Foundation’s (PLF) second Advocates Summit & National Strategy Meeting in New York City. Experts in the fields of medicine, public health, activism, microbiology and more came together to offer ten fascinating presentations and panel discussions to help 20 volunteer …

December 5, 2016
by Kit

Blogger Oh Dear Drea has written about natural cooking and living since 2010. After suffering from C. diff, she began incorporating dietary recommendations for C. diff sufferers and survivors into her blog. She shares a wealth of information about healthy and simple eating, including a recent entry about gut repair supplements and …