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Everything You Need to Know About Surgery for Crohn's

Up to 75 percent of people with Crohn’s disease eventually do have surgical procedures, according to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF). Get the facts here.

By Lisa Fields

What Is Exclusive Enteral Nutrition for Crohn’s Disease?

Have you ever used exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) for Crohn's? If not, you might want to read how this oral formula can give your gut time to rest.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

10 Tips for Managing Crohn’s-Related Arthritis

Is your Crohn's giving you creaky joints? These exercise and lifestyle tips can help you manage arthritis pain.

By Lilly Stairs

10 Things to Ask Your Doctor About IBD

The first step to controlling IBD is understanding how the condition affects your body. These 10 questions for your doctor will help get started.

By Sara Suchy

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Crohn's

Just diagnosed with Crohn's disease? Here's how to get the conversation started with your GI doctor.

By Erica Sanderson

IBD vs. IBS: What's the Difference?

While they may be only one letter apart, IBD and IBS are separate conditions. Learn the similarities and differences here.

By Mandy Morgan

Is Your Crohn's Treatment Working?

Are your Crohn’s disease symptoms getting worse? Use our assessment to find out whether your Crohn’s treatment plan could use some adjustments to improve your life with IBD.

By Gina Battaglia

Stay Mentally Healthy While Living With Crohn’s

HealthCentral’s “IBD Social Ambassador” talks about facing the challenges of living with Crohn’s.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

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.”

By Brian Greenberg

How not to fall prey to online scams to “cure” IBD

Online claims too good to be true? They probably are especially when researching alternative treatment for IBD. Here’s how to spot the fakes.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley