Learn about ulcerative colitis (UC) causes, symptoms, and treatments, and read stories and tips from patients who've been there.
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.
“Living with UC means we need to be willing to do whatever it takes to put our health first, and in most cases, that means creating a healthy set of boundaries.“
Living with UC, Mandy’s learned the importance of laughing and learning from the low points. Here, she shares the story of a vacation gone awry due to her symptoms.
Discover the most healing foods for your UC, as well as how to look and feel your best, build a strong relationship with your care team, and how to manage work, travel, and more.
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.
A three-year study involving more than 22 million people suggests there’s a strong connection between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and heart disease and heart attack risk. The most common types of IBD are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. T...
Researchers at the University of Nottingham and King’s College London, both in the United Kingdom, have discovered a link between “good” bacteria in the digestive tract – the gut microbiome – and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis).
Researchers at the NYU School of Medicine in New York City have identified a previously unknown feature of the human body called the interstitium. According to this research, layers of the body below the skin’s surface; lining the digestive tract, lu...