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A Pro-Athlete’s Ostomy Story: From the NFL to the Hill

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

5 Tips to Get a Fresh Start With Ulcerative Colitis

Do you feel like you’re in a rut when it comes to managing your ulcerative colitis (UC)? Here are some ways to press reset.

By Shawntel Bethea

Will My Chronic Illness Ruin My Wedding Day?

When Mandy got engaged to the love of her life, she was thrilled — but then the what-ifs of ulcerative colitis took over her thoughts.

By Mandy Morgan

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

Common Supplements for Ulcerative Colitis

Your UC could be getting in the way of your ability to get the nutrients you need. Here are some vitamins and minerals to consider.

By Mandy Morgan

10 Tips to Help Kickstart Fitness With Crohn's

Struggling to get motivated? Here’s how to get moving when you’re living with Crohn's.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Understanding Hashimoto's and Your Gut

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis can cause big problems for your gut microbiome. Follow these 5 tips for take control of your gut health.

By Mary Shomon

10 Ways to Show Support for Someone With UC

Have a loved one with ulcerative colitis? Mandy, who has UC, shares what acts of kindness can really make a difference.

By Mandy Morgan

10 UC Patients Share Uplifting Advice

When you’re in the midst of a flare or stuck in a rut with your ulcerative colitis, it can be hard to think positive. But these UC vets are here to let you know that it does get better.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Crohn’s Disease and Your Sleep: What You Should Know

Dealing with sleep problems in addition to Crohn’s? You’re not alone. Here’s how to get better rest with IBD.

By Martin Reed