Jackie ZimmermanPatient Expert
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.
Latest by Jackie Zimmerman
Accidents happen when you have ulcerative colitis. This list of eight essentials will help you always be prepared.
We’ve got a few awesome ways to show the big guy how much you care.
Having been an inflammatory bowel disease patient for years, Jackie thought she’d seen it all. Then she was hospitalized with an obstruction. Here’s what she learned.
Our IBD Facebook community was happy to offer up their collective wisdom.
It’s hard enough having UC, but being a woman with the disease can bring unique challenges. Here’s what a GI doc wants you to know.
National Fitness Hall of Famer David Lyons shares how he manages his own multiple sclerosis and what drove him to help the MS community maintain mobility and independence.
Get to know Gustavo San Martin, founder of Friends with Multiple Sclerosis and the mission behind his successful advocacy organization.
Rolf Benirschke was the first pro athlete to open up about having an ostomy. Here’s how he’s changed the lives of ulcerative colitis patients.
Despite often severe IBD symptoms, Melody Condon keeps on groovin'. Here’s her story.
It's taken a few years, but I've finally gotten to know my MS.