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Conditions and Illness Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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“Inflammatory Bowel Disease,” or IBD is the name given to a group of illnesses that include:

1. Crohn’s disease, in which causes pain in the abdomen, diarrhea, and loss of weight, because the intestinal wall gets sore and swollen;

2. Ulcerative Colitis (UC), which is slightly different, because the swelling happens only in the colon. The symptoms are similar to Crohn's Disease, but kids with UC don't usually lose weight or have growth problems.
  • Coping With IBD as a Teen

    Talks about diet and nutrition, peer pressure, and friends and dating. Includes suggested reading and related articles.

  • Crohn's and Me

    Shares information for students on living with Crohn's, diet, nutrition, personal stories, magazine, and scholarship.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Explains what it is, why it's more than a stomachache, the different types, common symptoms, and what life is like with this condition.

  • UC and Crohn's

    Information for teens with Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's includes how to deal with it, talking to the doctor, shared stories and poetry, articles, tips, and recipes.

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