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Police Minister Lisa Neville to take three months off to recuperate from Crohn’s disease – The Age

Ms Neville revealed on Saturday she had been managing the disease for 32 years but the latest episode had been “the worst I have been confronted with”.



Through the course of the past week in hospital the seriousness of these complications and the impact on my health has become more evident, she said in a statement.
The clear advice from my doctors is if I dont take this period of rest and recovery I will be faced with major bowel surgery and risk long term consequences to the quality and length of my life.
Crohns disease is a chronic condition causing painful inflammation of the bowel and digestive tract. Close to 75,000 Australians suffer from…

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