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Beyond College

Prepare yourself for the college experience and get tips on how to cope with and manage your Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis while in school.

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What is IBD?

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). IBD affects an estimated 1.6 million Americans. The symptoms can vary from one person to the next, but there are treatment options available to help manage your disease and symptoms.

Managing IBD

Keeping your disease under control involves a few treatment options. Learn how these options can help you manage inflammation and symptoms, and how you can be more involved in your care.

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National Council of College Leaders

This group of college students works to increase awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis through advocacy, education, and fundraising. Learn more about the council!

Navigating College

Get ready for the excitement of life after college! Learn what to expect in the workplace, and what to keep in mind when selecting health insurance.

Get Involved

Every donation helps advance IBD research and supports the Foundation’s mission. Learn how you can be a part of our mission.

Every donation helps advance IBD research and supports the Foundation’s mission. Learn how you can be a part of our mission.

Let your voice be heard! Become an advocate and support the Foundation’s efforts to change policies affecting IBD patients across the country.

Learn about the many ways to get involved in and support the advancement of IBD research.