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Nutrition

Foods to Avoid With Ulcerative Colitis

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

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Meet the Researchers Who Are Working to Change the Future of UC

There is a lot of exciting science happening right now, all with the goal of bringing new and ever more effective treatments to people with ulcerative colitis. We chatted with some of the top docs in the field to bring you the latest.

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What Everyone With IBD Needs to Know About COVID-19

Number one? Breathe a sigh of relief. Inflammatory bowel disease doesn't seem to be a huge factor for coronavirus infection.

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Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

Dairy-free, healthy fats, and a dessert you can feel awesome about.

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Medication

Let's Talk About Crohn's Disease Medication

With so many options available and more coming down the pike, you’re bound to find a treatment that works for you. Here's what to know about the latest drug therapies.

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Diagnosis

IBS Diagnosis Is About to Get a Lot Easier

Irritable bowel syndrome is notoriously difficult to diagnose since there is no definitive test available. But that may soon change thanks to new research.

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Treatment

Treating Crohn’s Disease With Biologics: The Basics

In the world of IBD medication options, biologics are unique. Here’s what you need to know about the risks and benefits.

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The Truth About UC and Smoking

There’s a whole lot of contradicting science on the impact smoking has ulcerative colitis. We dig through it all to get you the answers you need.

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Treatment

Let's Talk About Crohn's Disease Treatment

OK, so you’ve got your diagnosis. Now, let’s figure out the best way to help you feel better, fast.

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Dry Eye

The GI-Eye Connection

If you’ve had Crohn’s disease for a while and it’s been you-don’t-even-know-how-long since you had an eye exam, read this report to see if it might be time.

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Nutrition

What to Eat to Beat Ulcerative Colitis

Research suggests the removal of certain foods from your daily diet and the the addition of beneficial ones, can play a big role in helping combat UC symptoms.

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 Advocate

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

Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.