Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease covers two different auto immune diseases: Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease, which cause inflammation of different parts of the digestive tract.

Have IBD? Here Are 7 Ways to Improve Your Life Now

If you live with a chronic illness, I have a question for you. Are you doing everything you can in order to make the most of what you’ve been given? Even at my sickest, when I had all the symptoms Crohn’s can throw at a patient, I was still thankful ...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Topics


Crohn’s Disease: How to Choose the Right College

Searching for the best college? If you’re living with Crohn’s, here are some extra considerations you should take into account.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Crohn's Disease: It's Not All About the Bathroom

Lilly shares the story of her complicated diagnosis and why it’s important to understand this IBD has many symptoms beyond the bathroom stall.

By Lilly Stairs

Just Diagnosed With UC? This Letter’s For You

An ulcerative colitis veteran shares her advice and hope with those newly diagnosed with this form of IBD.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Why Living With Crohn's Is a Team Sport

Why go it alone when you have a supportive network to help? Read Brian’s story about learning the value of accepting help from others.

By Brian Greenberg

Young With Crohn's: A Teen and His Mom Share Their Story

Fourteen-year-old Connor is living with Crohn’s; from his and his mom’s perspective, here’s what it’s like to be diagnosed with a chronic illness at a young age.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley