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    PLF's 3rd Annual Summit brought more than 30 C. diff survivors and family members to Washington, DC for two days of education and advocacy
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C. DIFF STORIES
Kristal
  • Location: International
  • Age: 27
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Four Months
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

Living the story you want to tell… I have avoided writing about my struggle because it is a reminder of how scary that time was, but I have decided it is time to tell my story. I am hoping it will raise awareness and help others going through their own …

Riley
  • Location: Wyoming
  • Age: 5
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Six Months
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

As told by her mother. Riley was diagnosed with C. diff on May 10th of 2017 after having an upper GI test done. To celebrate the good news from the procedure, we went to Yellowstone National Park to camp, but sadly something was wrong with her, and she started to …

Brenna Darazs
  • Location: Oregon
  • Age: 48
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Three Months
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

I had never heard of Clostridium difficile until I was infected. I was scheduled for a routine hysterectomy to remove a uterine fibroid, a fairly simple procedure lasting only a couple of hours. My surgeon informed me that she could not perform the surgery unless there were antibiotics in the …

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PLF Convenes Historic C. diff Summit and Lobby Day in D.C..

Last week, the Peggy Lillis Foundation hosted a historic convening of C. diff advocates and other stakeholders in Washington, D.C. Starting on April 8, PLF brought together 30 members of our Advocates Council from 14 states for three days of education, networking and advocacy. All 30 members either had C. …

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