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New Study to Look at the Genetics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

For people battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease — an umbrella diagnosis that includes serious digestive conditions such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis IBD Image — it’s easy to feel isolated and alone. There currently are very few medicines to treat the condition, which affects an estimated 1.4 million people in the United States. Those with IBD often feel embarrassed by their symptoms, enduring on their… Read More »New Study to Look at the Genetics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Ten Weeks Pregnant and Practically Begging for Meds

So I’m in really bad shape right now. I’m terrified. Almost ten weeks pregnant and a flare that just went from slight to severe over the course of the past five days. I did not even start this pregnancy on a flare, and I stopped taking my meds (Lialda) initially, because I was told it was alright to do so.

Meeting other People with UC – Good Idea?

Would you be interested in meeting up with other UC’ers who use this website and the iHaveUC Facebook Page???? That is what this post is all about, and I’m betting that there’s quite a few of you who would be thrilled to hang out with some other UC’ers wherever you live, but I need to know for sure.

How to Date With UC

Now that I’m fully back to feeling like myself, I guess it’s time to start dating again. Honestly, I’m nervous. I haven’t dated in years. I swear there should be a dating site for UCer’s haha. Less explaining required!

Supporting a Loved One with UC?

Are you a shoulder of support for a loved one battling Ulcerative Colitis? If so, you can earn rewards just by sharing how you help provide encouragement, one day at a time, in an exclusive online community. This unique opportunity to join a special online forum will be facilitated by Communispace, a market research company. Take a quick survey for your chance to participate and earn monthly… Read More »Supporting a Loved One with UC?