Challenges and Successes of Being Employed With IBD

Credit: iStock I graduated college in 2007, and have been working ever since. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) 10 years ago, and with ulcerative colitis eight years ago. I have spent essentially my entire professional life working hard to ...
Jackie Zimmerman

Crohn's Disease: Two Subtypes Discovered by Researchers

Credit: iStock As many as 1 million Americans are affected by Crohn’s disease (CD). CD is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes chronic inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. While there are some treatments available, there is n...
Jennifer Rackley

Celiac Disease: Managing Fecal Incontinence

Credit: Thinkstock Celiac disease (CD) affects roughly 3 million Americans. The condition is caused by an immune response to the ingestion of the protein gluten. This response damages the lining of the gastrointestinal tract and leads to painful symp...
Jennifer Rackley