Building Awareness of IBD: Our Spill Your Guts Campaign
We believe that if more people are aware of the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, then more people will be diagnosed quickly, reducing the pain and suffering that so many patients experience in the early stages of their disease journey. Diagnosed patients who are still experiencing significant problems also need to be aware that more options exist – and see a specialist if their current treatments aren’t working for them.
When inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients get the right diagnosis and treatment early on, it can improve their health outcomes over the long term. That urgent need to bring more patients into remission has driven the launch of our new public service announcement (PSA) campaign, “Spill Your Guts.” We want this conversation to be more public, and help people find the answers they need more quickly. Check out our TV ads below, targeted to undiagnosed patients; and read our press release for more information about this campaign. Future TV spots will address diagnosed patients who may need to learn more about medication options.
If you are a TV station interested in showing these spots, please use this link for TV-ready spots.
Guiding IBD patients at every stage
Along with the PSAs, we've launched spillyourguts.org, where both diagnosed and undiagnosed patients can find support at any stage of their IBD journey. At spillyourguts.org, you’ll find an easy path describing common steps in a patient’s journey. Visit to find important resources such as:
- Looking for a specialist? Explore our Find a Medical Expert directory
- Connect with others and find resources tailored to patients and caregivers
- Learn how to recognize the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease and much more
#SpillYourGuts Infographic Generator
Millions of Americans live with IBD, yet familiarity with these diseases is not as high as that of many other diseases with similar incidence levels. That's why it's important for patients to speak up about symptoms. One easy way to do that is by creating a personal infographic! #SpillYourGuts by completing our survey, and then download and share your infographic on social media.
Thank you to our sponsors
This entire campaign was created through generous support from our partners at FCB Health, Janssen, Takeda, and Bristol Myers Squibb.