Having a close relationship to IBD has taught me about the urgent need for medical advances and cures for the disease.
My journey with IBD dominated my college experience. I realized, during that time, that one of the most important tools I
The benefits of ileostomies, colostomies, urostomies, and more are plentiful; however, regardless of the positive impact on a patient's quality of life, there is a significant stigma surrounding these life-saving devices.
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While I may not be quite as blissfully happy as the guy smelling flowers in the Humira ad, I know how lucky I am to be alive.
Just as shape, consistency and timing of our bowel movements are important indicators as to the health of our digestive system, so too is the colour of our poo. Brown, red, white or green, these colours tell us much about not only the foods that we eat, but whether you're absorbing important nutrients or have a bowel condition.
On World IBD Day, let's take the time to educate not only ourselves but also the general public about what IBD is and its impact on a patient's entire body and mind. Together, we can change public perception of these debilitating digestive diseases.
While diet modifications may still only work for some and not others, this new study puts researchers one step closer to understanding the role food may play in managing Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
"Please, if you can, make my mum’s life better."