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The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to curing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is excited to introduce a brand new website especially for college students with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), Campus Connection (www.ccfa.org/campus-connection/).
Carrie Johnson is representing the United States at the 2012 Olympics in pursuit of the gold medal in women's kayaking. But while she battles for the gold, Johnson is fighting another battle: with Crohn's disease, one of the two most common inflammatory bowel diseases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Acne isn't an exclusively teenage problem. It can afflict adults as well, and it's especially problematic among people with IBD taking steroid therapy, which can trigger or aggravate the distressing skin disorder.