Article Index: Crohn’s Disease

Everything you should know about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Research identifies more IBD genes

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday1 identifies three different genetic mutations that appear to be associated with early‐onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Researchers examined...

Uncover Ostomy

Yesterday (October 3, 2009) was World Ostomy Day and a college student in Canada launched a unique awareness campaign. The Uncover Ostomy campaign takes a provocative look at ostomies,1 and...

The Good, the Bad and the Sickly

With a little luck, I’ll be discharged and head home today. Here are a whole slew of experiences and observations1 from my last few days in the hospital. When hospitalized,...

Once more into the hospital

As happens way too frequently with Crohn’s disease, this afternoon I found myself being admitted to the hospital. The health of a Crohn’s patient can seem to be going well...

Singing to silence Crohn’s and colitis

Red Balloon is a new song  from Lauren Bruno that provides a child’s perspective on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Lauren, who has firsthand familiarity with the diseases, wrote the...