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Ulcerative ColitisSecond Opinion

Is a Colectomy a Cure for Ulcerative Colitis?

Jackie, who is living with ulcerative colitis, shares her thoughts on this controversial topic

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    Jackie Zimmerman

    Jackie Zimmerman

    @JackieZimm

    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.