Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's walk for a cure. In this video, participants talk about how these diseases have affected their lives, and why they're taking steps toward a future without them.
Living with IBD is difficult, and I have learned that honesty and openness, and trusting friends and family, will help me live with this disease.
I am a senior at Emory University double majoring in Chemistry and Psychology and getting ready to apply for medical school. At Emory, I am the current Chief of Operations for Emory EMS, a Chemistry TA, a part of the sailing team, and a member of...
I am proud to say I am living a healthy and normal college life, well as normal as any IBD patient can have, and am so grateful to be where I am today.
My name is Monica Johnson and I am currently a junior electrical engineering major at The University of Texas at Austin. I am involved in several engineering groups on campus and love to explore Austin in my free time.
After months of mysteries and several hospital visits, I was finally diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis when I was 17 years old in 2010. Since then, I have been on too many medications to remember and gone through numerous flares and points of remission. This past summer (2013), my diagnosis has changed to Crohn's-Colitis. I think communication with someone who understands where you are coming from is great therapy, especially when dealing with a chronic illness such as this.