December 14, 2017

Living with a stoma bag is not a ‘misery’ – it gives you a new lease of life

Perspective on living with a stoma bag. For those who don’t know, there are three types of stoma bag. There’s an ileostomy, which is where the […]
December 7, 2017

Azathioprine appears to improve disease course in early Crohn’s

In early Crohn’s disease, the medication azathioprine can improve symptoms. Yun Qiu, from Sun Yat-sen University in China, and colleagues evaluated the impact of AZA on disease progression […]
November 30, 2017

You can build a life after Crohn’s diagnosis

There are many ways to live a fuller life with Crohn’s disease. Managing Crohn’s disease takes much more than just medicine. Diagnosed nearly eight years ago […]
November 9, 2017

Genes behind Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis uncovered

There may be an underlying link between Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Research on IBDs continues as […]
November 2, 2017

Dealing with Crohn’s Disease and Loose Stools | Everyday Health

Crohn’s disease and it’s symptoms. Understanding a Common Symptom Diarrhea is a common struggle for people with Crohn’s disease — and it can also exact a […]
October 26, 2017

Patient Interviews Her Husband About Crohn’s Disease

The personal story of someone with Crohn’s disease. I talk about myself enough here ― my struggles, my frustration, my pain. I thought it might be […]
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 […]