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What’s New & Announcements from the Interstitial Cystitis Network

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+00:00August 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+00:00June 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+00:00February 26th, 2015|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on Winter 2015 IC Optimist Now Available – Economic Toll of Elmiron

January 2015 ICN E-Newsletter Now Available

The January 2015 ICN E-Newsletter is now available! If you're looking for the latest news, resources, blogs, videos on interstitial cystitis and its related conditions, you've come to the right place! In this issue: Three Surveys You Can Take TODAY to Help The IC Movement Child with IC Needs Help - Doctors and Treatments Best [...]

By |2017-01-31T10:39:42+00:00January 17th, 2015|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on January 2015 ICN E-Newsletter Now Available

The Best IC & Pelvic Pain Moments of 2014 – The Best Blog, Rant, Research, Book & Patient Projects

By Jill H. Osborne MA From Dr. Drew’s astonishing rant about IC and endometriosis last Spring to a patient fundraising project which raised over $4000 for IC research this Fall, we share the highlights and “best of” moments in 2014! Do you agree? Most Promising Treatment of 2014 - LiRIS I continue to believe that [...]

By |2017-01-31T10:43:13+00:00December 31st, 2014|Awareness, ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Jill's Journal, News|Comments Off on The Best IC & Pelvic Pain Moments of 2014 – The Best Blog, Rant, Research, Book & Patient Projects

IC Research Survey About Pain and IC Needs Men & Women To Participate

If you do just one thing today for IC, I hope that you will participate in this very important IC research study! Dr. Dean Tripp (Queen's University, Kingston ON Canada) is conducting one of the most intriguing studies that I've seen in years. In "How Pain and IC/BPS Symptoms Are Associated With Patient Quality of [...]

By |2017-01-31T10:53:58+00:00November 17th, 2014|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis IC/BPS, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research|Comments Off on IC Research Survey About Pain and IC Needs Men & Women To Participate

Fall 2014 IC Optimist Released – Stories on IC Treatments, Latest Research, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, IC Diet & More

In this issue: (1) ICN Editorial - What are you willing to do to get better? This issue begins with an editorial about a woman who, after years of struggling with bladder pain, admitted that she had never read a book, an article or even a website about IC. She was the epitome of a [...]

By |2017-01-31T10:54:45+00:00November 14th, 2014|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis IC/BPS, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on Fall 2014 IC Optimist Released – Stories on IC Treatments, Latest Research, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, IC Diet & More

ICN E-Newsletter – October 24, 2014 – New IC Treatment Guidelines Released, Clinical Trial, Research & Clinic News

Looking for the latest news about IC? The October issue of the ICN E-newsletter has been released. Read it now at: https://www.ic-network.com/newsletters/weekly1014.html In this issue: #1 - IC Treatment Guidelines Updated - Pelvic floor therapy expanded - BotoxA Reclassified #2 - ICN Clinical Trial & Research Update - Two New Studies #3 - Upcoming Patient [...]

By |2017-01-31T10:55:14+00:00October 24th, 2014|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on ICN E-Newsletter – October 24, 2014 – New IC Treatment Guidelines Released, Clinical Trial, Research & Clinic News

September is IC Awareness Month – Ten Ways You Can Help

The most exciting time of the year for the IC community, IC Awareness Month, begins September first as patients around the world unite to educate others about IC. We need to reach those patients who are suffering in silence and give them hope. We need to educate doctors who are still treating IC out of [...]

By |2017-01-31T12:36:08+00:00August 30th, 2014|Awareness, ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis IC/BPS, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on September is IC Awareness Month – Ten Ways You Can Help

Summer 2014 IC Optimist Now Available

The IC Optimist is the ICN's quarterly patient and professional magazine dedicated to all things IC and pelvic pain. Subscriptions are available for just $25 per year via email of $50 per year to have a printed copy mailed to you. This issue is also available for single purchase (print or electronic pdf.) Proceeds are [...]

By |2017-01-31T12:36:56+00:00August 13th, 2014|Diet & Food, Editorial, ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis IC/BPS, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Must Reads|Comments Off on Summer 2014 IC Optimist Now Available