Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Get information about living with IBD, including patient stories, expert information on treatment, lifestyle and nutrition tips, and more.

How I Manage IBD With an Olympic Mindset

Crohn’s and UC can break down your body, and it can take years to build your health back up. Here’s how one man did it through fitness.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Topics

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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

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a study.

By Diane Domina

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.

By Jackie Zimmerman

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.

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

10 Ulcerative Colitis Instagrammers You Should Follow

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

By Mandy Morgan

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

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.

Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

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

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.