Digestive Health

10 Ulcerative Colitis Instagrammers You Should Follow

Looking to connect with the UC community on Instagram? Check out these 10 awesome influencers with IBD.

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Truth About Probiotics and Prebiotics for IBD

Are probiotic and prebiotic supplements really effective for IBD and IBS? A nutritionist answers your top questions about the latest research.

By Nancy Monson

Things That Can Go Wrong With Food Substitutions

Going gluten free for your holiday recipes? Or just switching to coconut cooking oil? Make sure you watch out for these possible pitfalls.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Your Gut Microbiome May Determine Which Diabetes Drugs Work For You

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.

10 Tips for Traveling With Crohn’s Disease

Managing Crohn’s while you travel can be tough. These tips can help you be prepared for anything and avoid flare-ups.

By Lilly Stairs

Study Aims to Identify Diet to Help Manage Crohn's Disease

There's no specific "Crohn's-friendly diet," but this new study is looking to change that. Here's what you should know.

By Lara DeSanto

Foods to Avoid With Ulcerative Colitis

Avoiding these foods are key to enjoying a balanced diet with UC.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Celiac: Healthy Eating on a Gluten-Free Diet

Just because you’re going gluten-free, doesn’t automatically mean healthy. Here’s how to take care of your diet and yourself.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

The Link Between UC and Anemia

People with ulcerative colitis and other forms of IBD often struggle with anemia due to blood loss. What’s the best way to treat it?

By Stephanie Stephens

10 Questions to Ask Your GI About Ulcerative Colitis

Just diagnosed with UC or trying to learn more about your condition? Take this list of questions with you to your doctor.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

When ‘Thriver’s Guilt’ Sets in After Chronic Illness

What do you do when you’re finally healthy but your friends are still sick? Where do you fit in the community? Jackie shares how going into remission with ulcerative colitis changed her relationships.

By Jackie Zimmerman

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Living With Crohn's Disease

Whether it's dancing, biking, traveling, or hiking: yes, you can do that with Crohn's. Learn which foods will help rather than harm; how to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and how to navigate stigma.

Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Discover the most healing foods for your UC, as well as how to look and feel your best, build a strong relationship with your care team, and how to manage work, travel, and more.

Meet the Experts

Mandy Morgan

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.

Mandy Morgan

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.