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C. DIFF STORIES
Jewell Hutson
  • Location: Tennessee
  • Age: Yes
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Fourteen days
  • Source: Other

My momma was diagnosed with C. diff in February of 2022. She lasted 14 days and passed away March 6, 2022. She had not been in the hospital, a nursing home, or on antibiotics. We still do not know where or how she got C. diff. Our mom was one …

Stephanie
  • Location: Massachusetts
  • Age: 30
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 6 Months
  • Source: Community Acquired

As long as I can recall, I have suffered from stomach pain and intense bloating. In 2018, I began my journey of looking for relief to these symptoms which would lead me down the dark road of contracting recurrent, antibiotic resistant C. diff at the young age of 27. I …

Heather Vaccarino
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Age: 41
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 11 years of Recurrent C Diff
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

August 7th , 2010, will forever be a day in my life that I will never forget. This was the first day that would start over a decade-long battle with a bacterial infection that I had never heard of. The day started off like a normal summer day. I was …

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2022 C. diff Summit Covers Wide Variety of Topics

The Peggy Lillis Foundation for C. diff Education & Advocacy held our 7th Annual National C. diff Advocacy Summit both in person and virtually on May 2.  This year’s Summit had a variety of passionate speakers and panelists committed to C. diff education, antimicrobial stewardship, and patient advocacy. The Summit …

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