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Nadia crochets in the hospital.

In the Hospital for Crohn’s, One Woman Turned to Crochet

Nadia shares her IBD story and how it led her to create a crocheting blog, YARNutopia, and educate others about Crohn’s disease.

Man hard at work

How I Stay Productive at Work With Crohn's

Is your IBD getting in the way of your job productivity? These tips can help you stay on track even with your symptoms.

Woman on a couch using a laptop.

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.

Restroom sign.

Crohn's Disease: It's Not All About the Bathroom

Lilly shares the story of her complicated diagnosis and why it’s important to understand this IBD has many symptoms beyond the bathroom stall.

Silhouettes of people climbing a mountain together.

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.

Male doctor talking to young man patient.

I Wish I'd Gotten My Ostomy Sooner Than I Did

“This was two years of pain, fatigue, constant diarrhea, and accidents all the time. Is that how I was supposed to be living in my mid 20s? I don’t think so.”