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Technology

Top 10 Apps to Help Manage Ulcerative Colitis

Living with UC? There’s an app for that. These mobile apps can help you track your symptoms, sleep, food, and more.

The Latest

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Treatment

"I Had an Ostomy—and it Changed My Life"

For these people living with Crohn's disease, surgery made everything from the ordinary to the extraordinary possible. Their stories in their own words.

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Living With

A Crohnie Celebration!

In honor of Crohn's Disease Awareness Month, we're excited to share a few special stories (and an Insta event!) that highlight the people who are working hard to smash stigmas, support their community, and educate the rest of us!

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Gift-Giving

Great Gifts for People with Crohn's

Is there someone on your nice list with Crohn’s disease? Here are 10 comforting gifts they will love to unwrap.

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Lifestyle

How to Sleep Better With Ulcerative Colitis

Sleep disturbances are common for people with UC. But these strategies can help you get the rest you need.

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Treatment

Diabetes Drugs and Your Gut Microbiome

Ever wonder why some diabetes drugs work for you but not your friends and family? Researchers say the bacteria in your gut may be the culprit.

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Insomnia

Connecting the Dots: Sleep and Gut Microbiome

Can't sleep? New research found that your gut microbiome has way more to do with the quality of your snooze fests than you might think.

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Living With

9 Tips for Talking to Friends About UC

Follow these great suggestions on ways educate your friends about life with IBD, so you can feel more comfortable and get the support you need.

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Symptoms

Sick and Tired: How to Deal With Fatigue From Ulcerative Colitis

For those of us with UC, fatigue can be physical, mental, or a combination of the two. These tips can help you manage it.

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Lifestyle

Sleepovers With UC: Tips for Overnight Stays

Staying outside your own home and potentially sharing a bathroom can cause some awkward moments with IBD. Here’s how to handle it.

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Living With

10 Surprising Facts About Ulcerative Colitis

When it comes to UC, there’s plenty of uncertainty. But, the facts remain—here is some surprising info you should know about the condition.

Meet the Experts

Mandy Patterson
Patient Expert

Mandy is a patient expert living with ulcerative colitis. She’s a full-time technical writer and writing instructor and serves on the board of directors for Girls With Guts.

Brian Greenberg
Patient Expert

Brian Greenberg is an IBD patient living with Crohn’s disease and an ostomy. He is the founder of the Intense Intestines Foundation.

Lilly Stairs
Patient Expert

Lilly’s reason for being was ignited in 2011 when she was diagnosed with multiple autoimmune diseases. She currently serves as the Head of Patient Advocacy at Clara Health.