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  • Coronavirus and IBD: What You Should Know

    The illness coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading across the world, not only causing disease and death, but also a worldwide panic.   Since coronavirus recovery depends on the strength of the immune system,…

  • 6 Ways to Cope with IBD at Work

      The alarm rings — ding ding. After three attempts to hit the snooze button, you angrily throw off the covers.   We all face work days when we feel unmotivated, fatigued,…

  • CBT for IBD: Techniques to Try Today

    Your phone sends that familiar — ding ding — as you get a text invite to your friend’s birthday party next weekend!   But that initial excitement to celebrate comes to a…

  • Make Valentines Day About You

    February is a month dedicated to LOVE. Yet we seem to get wrapped up in the pressure to buy gifts for our loved ones. Of course it’s important to express our love…

  • IBD: New Approaches to Symptom Relief

    Unfortunately there’s no cure for Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Many methods are available that encourage remission but only a fraction of patients…

  • 7 Tips for Handling the Holidays with IBD

      You know the panic: running and sweating through the airport while trying to catch that flight. Or the anxiety drenched anticipation of what your family will pester and pressure you about…

  • Digital Therapeutics for IBD

    From biometric wearables to fitness and diet apps, digital devices are becoming an integral part of healthcare. Tech-based therapeutics are creating a space for patients to observe and monitor their symptoms, allowing…

  • In the news: The Journal of mHealth Nov/Dec issue

    Having suffered from Crohn’s Disease for over 15 years my involvement in healthtech is personal. The lack of support services I encountered as I battled with a diagnosis of chronic bowel disease…

  • IBD Rates: Three Times Higher Than Estimated

      According to new research presented at UEG week in Barcelona, IBD is three times more common than previously estimated and having IBD drastically increases the risk of developing colorectal cancer.  …

  • IBD: How to Cope with Social Isolation

    Humans are social beings. Quality connections enable us to survive and thrive. We rely on one another for happiness and safety. Yet suffering from a chronic illness, such as inflammatory bowel disease,…