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10 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Terms to Know

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is used to describe a group of conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract. Here are the main terms you should know.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Ulcerative Colitis and Anxiety: How to Manage It

Living with IBD can lead to a life full of anxiety. Here are some tips for how to handle it, especially when you're worried about flares.

By Erica Sanderson

Best Foods to Prevent Colon Cancer

What you eat may play a role in preventing cancer. Research suggests diets low in fruit and vegetables and high in meat pose a risk for colon cancer. Here are some tips on what you should eat.

By Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

When Food Attacks: How I Roll With the Gut Punches of Ulcerative Colitis

Living with UC, Mandy’s learned the importance of laughing and learning from the low points. Here, she shares the story of a vacation gone awry due to her symptoms.

By Mandy Morgan

12 Celiac and Gluten Myths Debunked

Think you know all there is to know about gluten and celiac disease? The director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center helps bust some common misconceptions here.

By Erica Sanderson

10 Things to Ask Your Doctor About IBD

If you have IBD, either recently diagnosed or a veteran of the disease, you will have questions for your doctor.

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

The Best Foods for Your Gut

Regulate your gastrointestinal (GI) tract and fight a range of ailments with these 10 foods for a healthy, balanced system.

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

10 Myths About Living With Ulcerative Colitis

With so much information out there about UC, online and off, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction.

By Mandy Morgan