Mama Ninja Tells All!

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So this week I want to talk to you about Mama Ninja. I got the scoop from her about her diagnosis story and permission to share it with you guys! Enjoy this Q & A session… *** Colitis Ninja (CN): How old were you when you started getting symptoms? Mama Ninja (MN): The first I remember having symptoms, I was about…

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Summer Travel Advice from IBD Passport

Summer Travel Advice for Inflammatory Bowel Disease from IBD Passport Kay Greveson Inflammatory Bowel disease nurse Specialist Royal Free Hospital,  London The time of year has come where you may be planning your summer vacation. Having Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis should not restrict you from travelling  but the idea of planning a trip and  uncertainties about changes in food and…

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5 Tips to Survive the Summer with IBD

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Well, we’ve finally gotten into the summer months and for most people it’s a time to party and have fun. For many with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease, it can be somewhat of a hassle. Your risk for dehydration goes up, and you have to deal with the stress of travel. Summertime has long been associated with vacationing and…

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Everything You Wanted to Know But Never Asked About CCFA

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Everything You Wanted to Know About CCFA While I was in Michigan last month, one of the doctors said something that struck me. She said, “There are a lot of misconceptions about the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). People think they’re all about money and doctors and pharmaceutical companies. But they are actually patient-focused and have some…

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