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Dear Colorectal Surgeon: A Letter From an Ulcerative Colitis Patient

In an open letter to colorectal surgeons, a woman with IBD shares her perspective

Group of surgeons in hospital operating theater.
    Jackie Zimmerman

    Jackie Zimmerman


    Jackie Zimmerman is a multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis patient and the founder of Girls With Guts. Since diagnosis, she has blogged her IBD journey at Blood, Poop, and Tears. Jackie has worked hard to become a strong voice in the patient advocacy community. In her free time (what free time?!) she spends time with her two rescue pups, her husband Adam and plays roller derby. She’s online @JackieZimm.