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Extreme Heat Prevents Shipping Of CystoProtek & CystoRenew For A Week – June 17-23, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a six day extreme heat alert for Northern California with temperatures reaching up to 105 degrees (and likely higher at our warehouse). This makes it impossible to safely ship items from the ICN Shop that are heat sensitive including: CystoProtek CystoRenew Carob Candy Other Consumables Estimated Dates We [...]

By | 2017-07-19T16:27:36+00:00 June 16th, 2017|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on Extreme Heat Prevents Shipping Of CystoProtek & CystoRenew For A Week – June 17-23, 2017

CUA IC/BPS Guidelines Finally Adopted – Canadian Patients Get Much Needed Guidance

CUA IC/BPS Guidelines Adopted Why have so many interstitial cystitis patients in Canada come to the USA for care? Despite the glowing reviews about universal health care, there is a sad IC truth behind the scenes north of the border. There is no national IC organization to advocate on their behalf. Only a handful of physicians in [...]

By | 2017-01-20T16:34:08+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Awareness, Diagnosis, ICN Announcements, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research, Treatments|Comments Off on CUA IC/BPS Guidelines Finally Adopted – Canadian Patients Get Much Needed Guidance

Three Physical Therapists of the Year Honored! Karin I. Westlin-Boyer PT, Jennifer Rutkowski MPT, Rhonda Fiorillo MPT

The 2015 Physical Therapists of the Year ARE During the 2015 IC Awareness Month campaign, we asked patients to nominate compassionate, knowledgeable care providers for our first annual “Doctor” and “PT” of the year awards. We received dozens of excellent nominations for physical therapists and wish we could have honored every single one of them. Our committee [...]

By | 2017-01-31T08:50:42+00:00 January 24th, 2016|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on Three Physical Therapists of the Year Honored! Karin I. Westlin-Boyer PT, Jennifer Rutkowski MPT, Rhonda Fiorillo MPT

The 2015 Doctor Of The Year For IC Is……. Dr. Robert Evans

During the 2015 IC Awareness Month campaign, we asked patients to nominate compassionate, knowledgeable care providers for our first annual “Doctor” and “PT” of the year awards. Out of the hundreds of doctors nominated, I’m happy to announce that Dr. Robert Evans earned the honor of 2015  Doctor Of The Year! The comments shared about his treatment exemplify the dignity [...]

By | 2017-01-31T08:57:19+00:00 January 8th, 2016|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on The 2015 Doctor Of The Year For IC Is……. Dr. Robert Evans

Winter 2016 IC Optimist Is Now Available

The Winter 2016 IC Optimist is now available and is being sent to our subscribers! Read the latest news, feature stories, research, self-help tips in our quarterly magazine dedicated to interstitial cystitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Subscribe Today Individual Copy Instant Download Individual Copy Printed Version In this issue: (1) Editorial: Do you have a [...]

By | 2017-01-31T08:59:57+00:00 December 18th, 2015|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on Winter 2016 IC Optimist Is Now Available

New Android App Helps Urology Patients Find Bladder Friendly Foods

The ICN Food List Application for Android Devices (Santa Rosa, CA) If you’re scared to drink a cup of coffee out of fear that you’ll spend the day in the restroom, you’re not alone. Mild urinary frequency and urgency are common but for patients with urinary disorders, these same foods can provoke days of pain and [...]

By | 2017-01-31T09:00:26+00:00 December 10th, 2015|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Self Care|Comments Off on New Android App Helps Urology Patients Find Bladder Friendly Foods

Dr. Robert Echenberg, International Pelvic Pain Expert, Expands Clinic To NYC

Dr. Robert Echenberg, one of the top pelvic pain specialists in the world, has announced that he is expanding his practice to New York City effective December 1st, 2015. He will be seeing patients two days a week in NYC and one day a week in his clinic in Pennsylvania. Known for both his patient compassion [...]

By | 2017-01-31T09:08:24+00:00 November 24th, 2015|ICN Announcements, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Pelvic Pain|Comments Off on Dr. Robert Echenberg, International Pelvic Pain Expert, Expands Clinic To NYC

Summer/Fall 2015 IC Optimist Released – Now Available For Download

The IC Optimist is the quarterly magazine of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, read by both patients and providers around the world. Read the latest news, promising new research studies, expert interviews, feature articles, self-help tips and diet suggestions! In this issue: (1) Editorial: Preventing Restroom Discrimination In School - When a mother discovered that her [...]

By | 2017-01-31T10:04:27+00:00 August 20th, 2015|ICN Announcements, ICN Newsletters, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on Summer/Fall 2015 IC Optimist Released – Now Available For Download

San Diego IC Study Seeks Paid Volunteers To Donate Blood

Chronic Interstitial Cystitis Study - San Diego, CA As part of a clinical research study, we are collecting blood and urine samples from female volunteers who have been diagnosed with chronic Interstitial Cystitis for atleast 4 months. Procedures for this single, one hour study visit, will involve providing health/personal information, blood and urine sampling. Participants [...]

By | 2017-01-18T12:03:03+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|Clinical Trials, ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research|Comments Off on San Diego IC Study Seeks Paid Volunteers To Donate Blood

Winter 2015 IC Optimist Now Available – Economic Toll of Elmiron

The Winter 2015 IC Optimist is now available! Our ICN subscribers should receive their copies in the coming week! The IC Optimist is the quarterly magazine of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, read by patients and medical care providers throughout the world! Individual subscriptions are $25 by email and $50 in print. In this issue: (1) [...]

By | 2017-01-31T10:37:55+00:00 February 26th, 2015|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on Winter 2015 IC Optimist Now Available – Economic Toll of Elmiron