Second Opinion: C. Difficile

Second Opinion: C. Difficile

Sat, 05/17/2014 - 3:00pm

When the bacteria Clostridium difficile (C.diff) grows out of control in your intestines, you can become very sick with what is commonly known as C. diff.  Lois Joseph shares her painful story of living with C. diff and how she ultimately overcame this horrible illness.

Second Opinion: C. Difficile airs Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 3 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Also in this episode:

Myth or Medicine: Is C. diff only acquired in healthcare settings?
Second Opinion 5:  Five ways to prevent contracting C. diff.