October 19, 2017

7 Crohn’s Management Tips for Seniors

Tips for living with Crohn’s disease. With all the advances in treatment that have come about in recent years, a long, happy, and productive life with […]
October 12, 2017

How a scrawny girl conquered Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease can be misdiagnosed. At age 16, Esther Hirsch wasn’t developing as fast as other girls her age. “I was 90 pounds,” Hirsch said. “I […]
October 5, 2017

Crohn’s Disease Health: Unreliability is a Sure Thing

Dealing with a chronic illness can be frustrating. It’s more than frustrating when your head and heart want to get going and do something, see friends […]
September 28, 2017

Ulcerative Colitis vs. Crohn’s Disease – Similarities And Differences

Understanding the differences of Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Under normal circumstances, our immune system does its job of protecting the body from infection. However, in people […]
September 21, 2017

Real People With IBD Make Jobs Work for Them

Balancing a disease like Crohn’s with a workplace environment. Besides sharing a small office bathroom and blowing through sick days, Dawn Engleman, a former children’s camp […]
September 14, 2017

Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel condition similar to ulcerative colitis. Affecting as many as 50-100 people per 100,000, Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel condition closely […]
September 7, 2017

How a CT Scan of an Olive Led to Man’s Diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease

An olive leads to the diagnosis of Crohn’s disease for one man. When a 24-year-old man in Belgium went to the hospital because he had belly […]
August 31, 2017

Crohn’s Disease Questions: Words that Are Hurtful

Questions asked to those with Crohn’s disease can inadvertently cause distress. To begin this series, I had originally planned on discussing “Basic Questions.” Instead, I think […]