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Low FODMAP Diet to Treat Digestive Health Issues

The low FODMAP diet can help to prevent bloating, cramping, diarrhea, flatulence, and other symptoms that are common for people who suffer from IBS, Crohn's disease, UC, or celiac disease. These are the foods to stock up on, and the ones to avoid.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Crohn’s Disease: How to Choose the Right College

Searching for the best college? If you’re living with Crohn’s, here are some extra considerations you should take into account.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Why Living With Crohn's Is a Team Sport

Why go it alone when you have a supportive network to help? Read Brian’s story about learning the value of accepting help from others.

By Brian Greenberg

Ted Talks About Living With Crohn’s to Inspire You

This round-up of Ted Talks about people living with this form of IBD is sure to make you feel less alone.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Dating Sites for People With Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness and looking for love? Check out these sites that were made just for you — plus some advice on how to navigate them.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

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.

By Mandy Morgan

Yoga and Meditation: A Healthy Lifestyle

Yoga and meditation strengthen the core, provide balance, and can help in reducing IBD flares and stress.

By Jim Mielke

How Living With an Ostomy Changed My Life

I was scared of having an ostomy. But it gave me my life back.

By Brian Greenberg

Proving to Others You Can Stay Active With IBD

Have you had friends or family ask, “Aren’t you pushing yourself too hard?” Here are some tips to help put their minds at ease.

By Brian Greenberg

The Pros and Cons of Living With an Ostomy

An ostomy is not a perfect system but it can drastically improve a patient’s life.

By Brian Greenberg