You may mean well, but these statements and questions can come off as insensitive or even disheartening to those with inflammatory bowel disease.
A new study suggests that otherwise healthy people who’ve recently developed anemia ought to be flagged as higher risk for developing Crohn’s disease.
Witnessing a world leader step down to prioritize health reminds me that doing this is not admitting defeat, but rather taking charge of the fight.
People who went on to be diagnosed with Crohn’s disease were significantly more likely to have had ‘abnormal intestinal permeability’ than people who did not have a Crohn’s diagnosis.
Living with a chronic gastrointestinal condition like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis is hard — dating with it is even harder. Here, IBD patients share their experiences.