Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

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Ulcerative Colitis: Tips for Managing Records, Bills, and Paperwork

UC can bring planned and unplanned costs and paperwork. To help keep your stress level low, here are helpful strategies to make managing paperwork and finances easier.

By Mandy Morgan

8 Ways Ulcerative Colitis May Affect Pregnancy

Planning a pregnancy with ulcerative colitis? Here are some things you should know to better prepare.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

10 Crohn's Patients Share Flare Self-Care Tips

When Crohn’s rears its ugly head in a flare-up, be prepared with these tried-and-true tips from people who’ve been there.

By Lilly Stairs

Top 10 Apps to Help Manage Ulcerative Colitis

Living with UC? There’s an app for that. These mobile apps can help you track your symptoms, sleep, food, and more.

By Mandy Morgan

Sleep Tips for People With Ulcerative Colitis

Sleep disturbances are common for people with UC. But these strategies can help you get the rest you need.

By Martin Reed

How I Stay Productive at Work With Crohn's

Is your IBD getting in the way of your job productivity? These tips can help you stay on track even with your symptoms.

By Brian Greenberg

Is Colectomy a ‘Cure’ for Ulcerative Colitis?

In the IBD community, what constitutes a cure is a controversial topic. Here’s one patient’s perspective.

By Jackie Zimmerman

5 Tips to Help You Thrive Despite Ulcerative Colitis

Are you barely keeping your head above water with IBD? Shawntel shares her top tips to help you live your life to the fullest with your condition.

By Shawntel Bethea

10 Tips for Managing Crohn’s-Related Arthritis

Is your Crohn's giving you creaky joints? These exercise and lifestyle tips can help you manage arthritis pain.

By Lilly Stairs

10 Challenges Facing Men With Crohn’s

Crohn’s can affect anyone, regardless of sex, but learning about common challenges you may face as a man with the disease can help you cope.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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.