What are Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis?
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both major categories of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). IBD affects an estimated of 1.6 million Americans. These chronic diseases tend to run in families and they affect males and females equally.
Living with IBD
School, work, doing what you enjoy, and keeping healthy are all affected by IBD. You can do things to make your life easier.
Headed to College?
Get some helpful tips on how to handle IBD in college, what to think about when choosing a new doctor, and more!.
Join the Community
Connect with other IBD patients your own age or become an advocate to help find a cure.
Do you have questions about your disease? Ask our experts or see what other patients have posted.
Parents can stay up-to-date with the most current news and information from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.