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 junior 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.
I'm 19 and a sophomore Biochemistry Molecular Biology student at Hendrix College in Conway, AR. At 14, in the spring of my freshman year of high school, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. I'm a volunteer counselor at CCFA Camp Oasis (Missouri) and a member of ImproveCareNow's Patient Advisory Council. I've also written about my experiences for the Huffington Post, Gutsy Generation, and ImproveCareNow's LOOP. After undergraduate graduation, I'm hoping to attend medical school and become a pediatric gastroenterologist.