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-- -- fan favorite this year popular reality TV show you ladder -- show.
And -- -- -- a coveted spot an ongoing summer concert tour.
Behind the scenes though he's traveling with a chronic disease that threaten to derail his plans.
Your KC -- brands joining us now to talk about his booming and singing career ATP.
And this -- what's -- -- it's good I'm good good good would tell only person below us please see what what is this chronic disease that you're battling to tell us more about them.
It's an inflammatory bowel disease diabetes and it is what I have is all sort of colitis and it is.
It is a chronic own.
-- of disease that affects my colon.
And -- -- had -- or is that something you're born with or is that something that you develop overeat that your.
You know I -- -- -- volunteer but.
This symptoms started occurring in nineteen.
You know mom that's doesn't I was diagnosed.
-- you know alone.
You know I might be genetic as my mom had some some problems -- well but.
But yeah I was diagnosed around in college and and it it it got better and then it got worse on idol them.
And and probably I am sure if the pressure that spread the lack of sleep that.
And because a lot of new understanding and working at a show like American Idol very glamorous that they don't understand a lot of work that goes into that.
And you guys are just really -- of the Clinton is really DEA.
-- -- I feel we only had one -- -- I think that was.
Those that was.
Easter Sunday I think those the only daily head -- -- at the whole year right in and of course not blaming American Idol where this you can simply it is pulling out bad.
That the string it strengthens.
Scheduled at your underwear you're doing that could certainly exacerbate whatever and I think probably He might have had you told me that you started okay cores.
I experiencing the symptoms when -- nineteen I think He says they're -- mean what exactly was happening.
Nineteen what was happening.
Well you know I was blue I was started -- the bathroom hold a whole lot more home I starting getting cramps in my stomach.
I would carry my base to jazz class and dad get there and I would just.
Pass out I'd like -- just be like you don't need a bass player displays some piano and some drums we'll see it happens you know I would.
-- -- -- -- I just felt dead inside so I want to see saw Al Assad doctor you know because it went on for way too long athletic he's had a stomach flu or something but the news -- whose long lasting what's the treatment for this.
Well com I'm taser remedies but -- just really have to watch your diet and you know I'm I'm getting back into exercising.
The that'll definitely help.
So when you say watch your diet Casey do you have to limit you know spicy foods or is there -- certain types of food that you should be more of it.
Yeah it's so my fear for the biggest daily from when I have a flare up then that's that's.
-- you know I love Indian food I can have -- Indian -- but not the spicy kind.
Stay away from cheese pizza I'm from -- -- -- Cheese pizza but the -- that she's not the best for the Cohen here say and how rough age you know -- salads it's it's not you know then you know and certainly not split.
They'll let you get used to it yet you figured out it's like cellular naked -- -- had in a way that keeps you alive and healthy of course -- there's a sign over your right.
Over year right shoulder -- ID.
Well -- teamed up -- -- -- some Biotech says to do this website -- media icons dot com.
I have -- pretty interesting story you know I had ulcers Gladys -- doesn't show but.
There's people out there with the way more interesting stories and you know I've been reading them and we compress them into the top finalists.
Where people can go to the website and vote for there -- -- with people who they think is the most inspirational story.
And that's you know that's the awareness campaign and and the good thing about the voting is that.
Com once someone votes a dollar is donated from Janssen -- to the CC FA which is the crimson clad -- foundation of America so.
And that's for research and education so it.
Everybody wants that's good very good very that we are definitely a winner and you're doing well in your music career tell us that -- been uptick.
More and more like sixth place let me know.
Yeah yeah I'm I'm when He left for a non Linear hampers your opponent but I guess.
-- I feel pretty -- about getting them for.
We went out and -- yeah.
-- -- Thinking of putting our -- problem.
Or something -- -- not I think I think maybe added I -- a rock and -- slash upright bass slash.
He's something full He had some some some some music some new genre of music that that -- -- put out a -- that upright -- -- Iraq general upright -- that would be pretty hot like that idea Rick.
I think through that billion Reggie thanks so -- I'd like mixing -- -- -- in India and putting -- twist and company.
So you would diffusion infusions cold fusion did you do this summer concert but -- the American Idol tour.
-- and you know what I think is just crazy how many people I've met.
With crohn's and colitis you know and have them coming up to me and saying hey it's it's it it's pretty inspiring -- To stay on quarter.
And it's it's pretty hard it is to stand -- with with a disease like this but on -- -- it was fun meeting the fans.
Came out with the people watching wrestling -- the tour bus and does have an agreed time very good very good so.
You're not in the studio -- you're trying to come out with what you're gonna do next if we went to see perform what we're rayo.
Hit -- up on Twitter I guess alone.
So have a website coming out and I definitely good IV the icons -- -- to get out.
We we will check it out in your Twitter handle anything that you -- Abrams Craig.
Yes just -- they'd have named.
Straight up not affiliate.
Hey whatever absurd at this -- -- to college you'll find anything you've got it though if you're you're -- Think they may have looked as if I can thank you very much they well I had the Qatar can mean of course gonna eat right.
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