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Risk Factors

A Surprising Link Between Multiple Chronic Illnesses

New research suggests that people who have inflammatory bowel disease or diabetes may have a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what we know about the connection so far, and what you can do to lower your odds of developing RA.

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Treatment

10 Top Questions About UC and Biologics

Starting a biologic for ulcerative colitis is a big decision, but it’s one that could bring lasting relief. Here’s what you need to know.

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Treatment

Is It Time to Break Up With Your Biologic for Crohn’s?

Biologics can be hugely helpful, but the first one you start might not always be The One. Here’s how to know when it’s time to switch.

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Medication

Your Top Questions About Biologics and Crohn's Answered

Biologics can seriously improve Crohn’s symptoms. Find out if they could help you.

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Treatment

Ask a GI: How Do Biologics Treat Crohn's Disease?

IBD treatment can be confusing—so we went straight to an expert to get your biologics questions answered.

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Myths

5 Myths About Small Bowel Obstructions

Having been an inflammatory bowel disease patient for years, Jackie thought she’d seen it all. Then she was hospitalized with an obstruction. Here’s what she learned.

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Cooking With Crohn's: A Chef With IBD Shares His Best Advice

Living with IBD can make eating a daily challenge—but it didn’t stop this man from making his passion for food a career.

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Treatment

On a Biologic for Crohn’s? These Tips Can Make Your Treatments Easier

Medical pros and two Crohn’s patients share their go-to advice for getting through those infusion and self-injections days.

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Risk Factors

IBD: A Mental Health Risk for Kids?

New research shows an increase in psychiatric disorders amongst children with inflammatory bowel disease.

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Treatment

The Basics of Biologics: Ulcerative Colitis Edition

Considering a biologic for UC? Here's what you need to know before you start.