Archive for November, 2018

What You Should Know About C. Diff and Fecal Transplants

Woman with hot water bottle on tummy

Updated By:  Gabriele Amersbach*

With C. difficile, death can happen unexpectedly and quickly. That was the case with Peggy Lillis, a 56-year-old Brooklyn kindergarten teacher whose death inspired her children, Christian and Liam, to launch the Peggy Lillis Foundation, a national leader in C. difficile education and advocacy.   Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

After a routine root canal followed by standard antibiotic treatment, Peggy developed diarrhea and eventually a massive infection that resulted in septic shock.… Read more