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Young With Crohn's: A Teen and His Mom Share Their Story

Fourteen-year-old Connor is living with Crohn’s; from his and his mom’s perspective, here’s what it’s like to be diagnosed with a chronic illness at a young age.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By Mandy Morgan

What Is Enteral Nutrition for Crohn’s Disease?

Has your doctor talked to you about EEN (oral formula) to help with your Crohn’s? Here’s what you should know.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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 Talk to Your Child About Their IBD

Has your child been diagnosed with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis? These tips can help you discuss it with them in an age-appropriate way.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Rectovaginal Fistulas and Crohn's Disease

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

By Mandy Morgan

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

Mindful Eating Tips for Crohn's Disease

Living with Crohn’s? These helpful strategies can change the way you think about food.

By Elizabeth Millard

Managing the Vision Complications of Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease can affect many other areas of your body, including your eyes. Here are some of the ways Crohn’s can complicate your eye health.

By Malaika Hill