Latest by Mandy Morgan

3 IBD Advocates Share Their Advice

Want to use your experience with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis to help others? These veteran patient advocates have the tips you need to get started.

IBD: 3 Women Share Stories About Applying for Disability

HealthCentral spoke with three women who successfully applied for Social Security insurance benefits about their experiences and advice for others.

How I Overcame 5 Ulcerative Colitis Insecurities

Living with a chronic condition like IBD can leave you with deep insecurities. Here’s how Mandy dealt with hers.

How to Apply for Disability When You Have IBD

If you can't work because of Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, applying for Social Security disability benefits could help improve your life. Here are the steps you need to take.

Top 5 IBD Organizations You Should Know

No matter where you are in your journey with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, these organizations can help you get involved and feel supported.

Diets I’ve Tried With Ulcerative Colitis

Mandy shares her UC diet journey, including the diets and nutrition plans that have (and haven’t) worked for her.

How a Diary Can Help You Control UC

Struggling to manage your IBD? Keeping a food and symptom diary may help you find the information and motivation you need to get on track — and stay there.

Rectovaginal Fistulas and Crohn's Disease

RV fistulas are a possible symptom of Crohn’s in women. Learn about symptoms and treatment options.

How to Make 'SMART' Goals for IBD

“Achieve remission” is a common goal, but it can be daunting because of how broad it is. Learn how to break it down here.

A Patient's Reaction to New Ulcerative Colitis Research

A woman living with UC reacts to recent survey results about what it’s like to live with the condition.