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Ryan Van Voorhis

Cooking With Crohn's: A Chef With IBD Shares His Best Advice

Living with IBD can make eating a daily challenge—but it didn’t stop this man from making his passion for food a career.

By Jackie Zimmerman
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Ask a GI: How Do Biologics Treat Crohn's Disease?

IBD treatment can be confusing—so we went straight to an expert to get your biologics questions answered.

By Erica Sanderson
Organic Mediterranean diet for crohn's disease

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
Rolf Benirschke kicking game winner in 1981.

First Athlete to Open Up About His Ostomy Tackles Stigma for Others

Rolf Benirschke was the first pro athlete to open up about having an ostomy. Here’s how he’s changed the lives of ulcerative colitis patients.

By Jackie Zimmerman
Zumba instructor Melody Condon.

Crohn’s Can’t Stop This Zumba Instructor

Despite often severe IBD symptoms, Melody Condon keeps on groovin'. Here’s her story.

By Jackie Zimmerman
Fermented high probiotic foods arranged in small jars.

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
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.

By Stephanie Stephens
Amy Gipson

Ulcerative Colitis Runs in the Family

Amy and her mother both live with ulcerative colitis. When her daughter got diagnosed as well, Amy had a lifetime of advice to help her manage the condition.

By Jennifer Mitchell Wilson