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"04.12.2016 15:30:45" Timeline Photos Patients living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may experience debilitating fatigue - an overwhelming feeling of continuing tiredness which is not relieved after sleeping. For some patients, this is the worst of the invisible symptoms they
"04.12.2016 01:30:28" Timeline Photos Coping with chronic pain caused by IBD and its complications may be difficult. It is important for patients to work with their medical team to ensure that their concerns about pain are being addressed.
If your disease is being managed well with standard
"03.12.2016 21:01:18" Timeline Photos Kelly Crabb experiences the worst of her pain in her gut and joints. Diagnosed with Crohn's when she was 15, Kelly has lived with the pain caused by IBD and several other autoimmune diseases for over a decade.
Read about Kelly's journey with Crohn's and
"03.12.2016 16:01:45" Timeline Photos Pain is a common complaint for patients living with IBD. Between intestinal pain and the pain associated with disease complications both in and out of the gut, pain can be debilitating and negatively impact a patient's quality of life.
"02.12.2016 22:55:11" Timeline Photos There are a lot of ways that IBD is invisible. How many of these can you relate to? http://bzfd.it/2fQXHyo #IBDvisible
"02.12.2016 18:31:12" Timeline Photos Danielle was diagnosed with Crohn's disease when she was just 10 years old. To most people, she appears healthy. But her healthy exterior doesn't reflect the incapacitating nature of her disease.
“Throughout my 11 year journey with Crohn's, I have been
"02.12.2016 14:57:44" We don't need to tell you about how debilitating Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis can be. Instead, let our new video explain what IBD is and how these invisible illnesses impact the 1.6 million Americans living with them. #IBDvisible
"02.12.2016 01:00:19" Advocacy and IBD Facebook Chat
"01.12.2016 19:10:27" Timeline Photos YOU can help raise the visibility of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and educate the public about how debilitating and unpredictable these invisible illnesses can be. Add yourself to our #IBDvisible map! Tell us who you are, where you're from, and
"01.12.2016 14:31:03" Timeline Photos Today is the first day of Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week! This year, we are focusing on raising the visibility of IBD and helping others understand that just because Crohn's and ulcerative colitis are invisible illnesses doesn't mean they aren't
"30.11.2016 20:45:24" Timeline Photos We've got TWO great social media chats tomorrow to kick off Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week! Join us on Twitter from 5-6 p.m. EST to chat with Pearl Jam'sMike McCready using the hashtag #IBDvisible. Then jump on Facebook from 8-9 p.m. EST for a Facebook
"30.11.2016 20:45:24" Timeline Photos We've got TWO great social media chats tomorrow to kick off Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week! Join us on Twitter from 5-6 p.m. EST to chat with Pearl Jam's Mike McCready using the hashtag #IBDvisible. Then jump on Facebook from 8-9 p.m. EST for a Facebook
"30.11.2016 15:20:27" Timeline Photos We need you to be #IBDvisible! Share your story, join our Twibbon, donate a social media post to our Thunderclap, and so much more. Check out our website to see all the ways YOU can help make these invisible illnesses visible during Crohn's & Colitis
"29.11.2016 22:00:02" Timeline Photos There are only a few hours left in our #GivingTuesday TRIPLE MATCH—so please donate now! Remember, your gift will be TRIPLED up to $25,000 in support of groundbreaking, cure-focused research. Donating today is a great way to be #IBDvisible for the start
"29.11.2016 16:00:08" Timeline Photos Today is hands down THE best day to donate to CCFA! For 24 hours, all gifts will be TRIPLED—up to $25K—in honor of #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving. Your matched donation will give a triple boost to all the groundbreaking research happening at
"28.11.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos #GivingTuesday is tomorrow—a day for people all over the country to give back to their favorite organizations. Any gift you make to CCFA tomorrow will be TRIPLE MATCHED up to $25,000. This is our chance to have a major impact on IBD in just one day, so
"28.11.2016 17:01:01" Timeline Photos Calling all IBD patients- don't forget to take our insurance survey before it closes on December 1! We need your help to understand the impact of step therapy insurance protocols on patients with IBD.
“Step therapy,” or "fail-first," is a growing
"28.11.2016 14:10:46" Timeline Photos Stare adversity in the face. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"27.11.2016 18:05:19" Timeline Photos Lily is our Take Steps Lansing #honoredhero . "When I arrived at the hospital, they took pictures of my intestines and immediately admitted me. After being in the hospital for 2 weeks, I had lost nearly 30 pounds, had 3 blood transfusions, my eyes were
"26.11.2016 22:59:03" Timeline Photos Join us for a special Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week Twitter Chat on December 7 from 2-3 p.m. EST with Olympic gold medalist Kathleen Baker, Crohn's patient, college student, & member of the USA Swimming team! #IBDvisible
"26.11.2016 16:35:13" Timeline Photos Hey gamers - the third annual #Gaming4Guts fundraiser is almost here! Gaming4Guts is a 48-hour video game event taking place to help raise funds to find cures for IBD!
This year's event will take place starting at 4:00 p.m. EST on December 2 and running
"25.11.2016 21:35:15" Timeline Photos STAND OUT and show the world that you are #IBDvisible during Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week! Use our Twibbon to help educate the public about the invisible nature of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. http://ow.ly/48zx305PxSM
"25.11.2016 16:35:17" Timeline Photos Shopping online for #BlackFriday or #CyberMonday? Be sure to shop through AmazonSmile and select CCFA as your charity of choice. No extra effort & more funds for our patients and support programs! smile.amazon.com
"24.11.2016 21:00:01" Timeline Photos Thanks to you, we have been able to accomplish so much in the past year! We're developing promising new research, expanding our programs to better serve the IBD community, advocating on behalf of patients, and much more. Happy Thanksgiving—from all of us
"24.11.2016 17:45:33" Timeline Photos May you have plenty to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving Day.
"24.11.2016 00:05:16" Timeline Photos Living with IBD can have an impact on a patient's mental health. Join us on December 5 to chat about mental health & IBD live on Twitter from 8-9 p.m. EST. Follow along using hashtag #IBDvisible.
"23.11.2016 17:05:39" Timeline Photos The holiday season can be an emotional time for patients living with IBD. Get the help you need by joining CCFA's December Online Support Group, beginning December 1 at 8:30 p.m. EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that
"22.11.2016 21:46:48" Change your life & the lives of others! LAST CHANCE to join the team for New Orleans! Speak with a local manager today: http://ow.ly/3VP1301vBZa
"22.11.2016 18:01:50" Thanksgiving wishes
"22.11.2016 15:31:11" Timeline Photos We're taking a note from Pajama Boy to make sure everyone is ready to be #IBDvisible for Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week! There are lots of ways that you can SPEAK UP, STEP UP, and STAND OUT - check out our website to learn more:
"21.11.2016 20:40:17" Timeline Photos Save the date for our next Facebook Live video chat! We'll be live in Washington, D.C. with five patient advocates - Ally Bain, Shaun Campos, Amber Elder of Colitis Ninja, Laura Scaviola of Mangia Paleo, and Jordan Wilson - to talk about what advocacy is,
"21.11.2016 15:05:39" Timeline Photos What are you grateful for? #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"20.11.2016 19:35:17" Timeline Photos Often times Take Steps is a patient's first experience meeting other patients. The friendships made at our walks last a lifetime. Join us in the spring at one of our 100+ walks. http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"19.11.2016 19:00:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Help create a storm during Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week with our Thunderclap! On December 7, join people across the country in our social media flash mob to help raise the visibility of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Take two minutes today
"18.11.2016 21:35:12" Timeline Photos Get social with CCFA during Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week! We'll be hosting three chats during the week to highlight key issues and speak with patients and professionals to help make #IBDvisible. Save these dates!
"18.11.2016 15:27:01" Timeline Photos Approximately 40 percent of Crohn's disease patients may develop septic perianal Crohn's disease. Prior to the introduction of infliximab to the market, septic perianal Crohn's disease was typically treated with surgery. Researchers at Penn State College
"17.11.2016 18:59:34" #costofcare Congressional Briefing
"17.11.2016 18:56:12" We are gearing up for the #costofcare Congressional Briefing. Stay tuned!
"17.11.2016 16:31:32" Timeline Photos Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jake Diekman was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis when he was 10 years old. Nearly two decades later, Jake is using his story to inspire other patients and make #IBDvisible. http://ow.ly/SMRI305RfVc #GutItOut
Photo: Aug. 10,
"16.11.2016 20:15:00" media.giphy.com media.giphy.com "But you don't look sick."
We want to see how you react to this statement in GIF form. Add your best GIF reaction in the comments below! The effects of these diseases can be largely invisible, which is why we need to make #IBDvisible during Crohn's &
"16.11.2016 14:15:32" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! At 8 p.m. EST, Karen A. Hanson, APRN, CNP, from the Mayo Clinic, will be here to answer YOUR questions about diet, nutrition, and eating well with IBD for an hour. Leave your questions below as a comment on this post or email them
"15.11.2016 22:05:21" Timeline Photos It's not too late to race for #IBD #cures with Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) in New Orleans! Learn more: http://ow.ly/3VP1301vBZa
"15.11.2016 15:10:29" Timeline Photos We need your help to gain better understanding of the impact of step therapy on the IBD community!
CCFA, in conjunction with the American Arthritis Foundation, is conducting a survey to help determine the prevalence and impact of step therapy insurance
"14.11.2016 19:10:23" Timeline Photos Donating to CCFA is now easier than ever with Apple Pay! Help find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis by using Apple Pay on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac to donate to CCFA. It is quicker, easier, and more secure than ever before.
"14.11.2016 16:35:39" Timeline Photos Be courageous. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"13.11.2016 19:10:21" Timeline Photos Our events are family and community-friendly. We want everyone to celebrate all their achievements in helping us raise funds for cures. Register for a local event near you. http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"13.11.2016 03:21:20" spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA spin4 crohn's and colitis cures LIVE from Orange County, CA. Together we have the #power2cure #partyonabike
Join the movement - spin4.org/learn Join the movement and #partyonabike for IBD cures! www.spin4.org/learn
"12.11.2016 21:17:35" spin4 crohn's & colitis cures LIVE from NYC! Together, we have the #power2cure!
Join the movement @ www.spin4.org/learn
"12.11.2016 16:35:22" Timeline Photos TUNE IN today to spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA for LIVE video from our events across the country - and tune in right here at 4:15pm to see an interview with #CCFA President & CEO, Michael Osso, LIVE from our NYC event!
Come #partyonabike with us :
"11.11.2016 20:30:53" Timeline Photos Is there one IBD diet? What foods should I avoid if I have Crohn's disease? Am I at risk for any nutritional deficiencies if I have ulcerative colitis? Find out the answers to these questions and more during CCFA's next Facebook chat on November 16 from
"11.11.2016 15:02:54" Timeline Photos Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to all those, past and present, who selflessly served in our country's armed forces.
"10.11.2016 19:45:37" Timeline Photos Advocacy by IBD patients is critical to the legislative process and effecting change on the state and federal level. Learn what advocacy is, why it's important, and how YOU can get involved during our advocacy Twitter chat this Monday from 8-9 p.m. EST.
"10.11.2016 15:35:30" Timeline Photos Just because IBD patients don't appear sick doesn't mean they aren't suffering. Help make #IBDvisible for Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week- change your profile photo with our Twibbon! http://ow.ly/6mss305PxdU
"10.11.2016 03:02:12" Live from North Texas Annual Dinner: A Conversation With Jake Diekman, pitcher for the Texas Rangers
"09.11.2016 21:20:19" info.ccfa.org TC Turkey Trot Join our 3rd Annual Turkey Trot to benefit the CCFA!
On Thanksgiving Day, run or walk - anywhere, any distance. We promise it's going to be a... Registration is now OPEN for our 3rd Annual #TeamChallenge Turkey Trot! Claim your medal fast - supplies are limited & they WILL sell out!
"09.11.2016 15:40:27" Timeline Photos Becoming a citizen scientist is as easy as 1-2-3-4! Follow these simple steps and join CCFA Partners today! www.ccfapartners.org
"08.11.2016 19:37:39" Facebook Chat: Diet, Nutrition, & Eating Well with IBD Facebook Chat: Diet, Nutrition, & Eating Well with IBD Since IBD affects the organs responsible for absorbing vitamins, nutrients, and water, it is important that patients maintain a healthy diet with proper nutrition. IBD tends to increase the body's need for calories, nutrients, and energy. If you
"08.11.2016 16:20:41" Timeline Photos Happy Election Day!
While everyone is out at the polls casting their votes for our elected officials, we wanted to take the time to thank the 76 members of the Congressional Crohn's & Colitis Caucus for their work advocating for the needs of patients
"07.11.2016 20:19:00" pbs.org In the hospital on Election Day? You can still vote. Here's how Illness, disability and hospital stays are major contributing factors to a person's ability to vote. In the hospital on Election Day? You might still be able to vote. Contact your local election board to find out what your options are to be able to cast your vote tomorrow.
"07.11.2016 15:35:27" Timeline Photos Scars show strength. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"06.11.2016 17:35:18" Timeline Photos Cadence is our Take Steps Colorado Fort Collins #honoredhero. "I was six years old when I was diagnosed with UC. Over the next two years I was placed on a variety of medications but none were able to move me into remission and eventually the steroids
"05.11.2016 18:35:25" ow.ly Check out this link It doesn't matter if you have never walked a mile in your life - YOU CAN join @TeamChallenge! Check out this emotional video of the last walkers crossing the finish line with the help of our professional coaches! http://ow.ly/hOCH304nYDa
"04.11.2016 15:45:44" Timeline Photos Did you know that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) funds IBD medical research? The DOD's Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program supports research across a limited range of scientific areas with an underlying goal of enhancing the health and well-being
"03.11.2016 14:35:27" verywell.com Find Out How IBD Patients Can Get Directly Involved in Research How can patients with IBD get involved in research? IBD Plexus provides a way for patients to contribute to research projects. #TBT: Did you know CCFA is in the process of building the largest and most innovative research and information exchange platform for IBD? Once completed, IBD Plexus will transform how IBD research is being conducted. Learn more about this research
"02.11.2016 14:50:24" education.webmd.com Check out this link Last chance to access this important resource before it expires at the end of November! Approximately 10,000-20,000 people in the United States live with Short Bowel Syndrome. Are you one of them? Test your knowledge of SBS: http://ow.ly/ZlXtT
"01.11.2016 21:20:23" info.ccfa.org Request Info | spin4 crohn's & colitis cures Join spin4 crohn's & colitis cures and relay in premier indoor cycling studios to raise funds for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. It's not too late to #partyonabike with us at our exciting new indoor cycling relay. Together, we have the #power2cure! http://ow.ly/GZwu302KLCD
"31.10.2016 20:35:24" Timeline Photos Happy Halloween!
"31.10.2016 14:05:36" Timeline Photos Go beyond your limits. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"30.10.2016 18:45:27" Timeline Photos Lots of teams use swag to accentuate their team shirts. What's your favorite go to walk accessory?
"29.10.2016 17:50:19" Timeline Photos Skin complications are the second most common extraintestinal manifestation of IBD, affecting up to 20 percent of patients. Kenzie is one of those patients- diagnosed with IBD in December 2013, she was diagnosed a year later with psoriasis, an autoimmune
"28.10.2016 21:04:00" Rebecca Zamolo I had such a great time at this event last year- Help find a cure for Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis with the CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America and sign up for this amazing event!! http://www.spin4.org spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA events start this weekend and we can't think of a better way to kick them off than with a great testimonial from Rebecca Zamolo! It's not too late to sign up for an event in your area. Join the #partyonabike in your
"28.10.2016 15:20:32" Timeline Photos A recently published study looking at Danish IBD patients found that patients with IBD are at increased risk for developing invasive pneumococcal disease both before and after receiving an IBD diagnosis.
The study looked at data from nearly 75,000
"27.10.2016 21:30:00" secure3.convio.net Donate to CCFA today Make a tax-deductible gift to CCFA to support vital IBD research, as well as programs that help people struggling with #Crohns and #colitis today. Donate now: http://bit.ly/1I8naM8 Kajal knows that even if an IBD medication does help, the drug itself can cause pain. Help us find better #IBD treatments for patients like her. Support cutting-edge research at CCFA, including long-term projects like our Microbiome and Genetics
"27.10.2016 19:31:18" Timeline Photos W is for WEIGHT LOSS. In patients with IBD, weight loss may occur as a result of diarrhea and loss of appetite due to abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or worsening diarrhea. In addition, the inflammatory process in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
"27.10.2016 14:31:31" Timeline Photos Join CCFA's November Online Support Group, beginning November 1 at 8:00 p.m. EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views, hear from others and
"26.10.2016 11:55:10" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! At 8 p.m. EST, Alexis Sherman, RN, BSN, CWOCN, a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse from the Mount Sinai Hospital, will be here to answer YOUR questions about living with IBD and an ostomy for an hour.
Leave your questions below
"25.10.2016 21:30:01" secure3.convio.net Donate to CCFA today Make a tax-deductible gift to CCFA to support vital IBD research, as well as programs that help people struggling with #Crohns and #colitis today. Donate now: http://bit.ly/1I8naM8 In the past year, we reached 600,000 patients and caregivers; supported the highest-quality IBD research; extended our advocacy impact; improved quality of care; expanded IBD Plexus®; and more. Please help us build on this incredible momentum by making a
"25.10.2016 14:50:42" Timeline Photos Join us at a training near you, meet the team, and change lives! Learn more @ http://ow.ly/jwxx301vzhS
"24.10.2016 20:25:32" Timeline Photos T is for TENESMUS. Tenesmus is the constant feeling of the need to pass stool, a common symptom in patients with IBD.
U is for ULCERS. Ulcers are tiny open sores that produce pus and mucous. In patients with ulcerative colitis, the large intestine and
"24.10.2016 13:25:26" Timeline Photos Stand out. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"23.10.2016 17:15:34" Timeline Photos Take Steps offers a large community of patients and loved ones, ready and willing to support you in your journey. Our spring events are already open. Be sure to register your team and join us in 2017! http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"22.10.2016 19:45:30" Timeline Photos Meet Tony, a Crohn's patient from Pennsylvania:
“For me, Crohn's is one piece of a very complicated medical package – I also live with epilepsy, Celiac disease, and a rare, systemic genetic connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, and I
"21.10.2016 19:35:25" Timeline Photos R is for REMISSION. Medical treatment for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis has two main goals: achieving remission (the absence of symptoms) and, once that is accomplished, maintaining remission (prevention of flare-ups). To accomplish these goals,
"21.10.2016 14:01:59" ccfa.org CCFA: Pfizer Announces the U.S. Availability of Biosimilar INFLECTRA™... Company to Begin Shipping to Wholesalers in Late November, 2016 NEW YORK, N.Y. October 17 - Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the company... Beginning in December 2016, infliximab-dyyb (Inflectra) will be available to adult and pediatric patients with Crohn's disease and adult patients with ulcerative colitis. This will be the first biosimilar available in the market for IBD patients. A
"20.10.2016 15:46:10" Timeline Photos The potential need for an ostomy is a major concern for many patients with inflammatory bowel disease as it may impact their daily function and quality of life. A recent CCFA Partners study looked at Crohn's disease patients who had an ostomy for at least
"19.10.2016 21:35:08" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America It's no longer a matter of if, it's a matter of when. Join the movement - together we have the #power2cure. Learn more @ http://ow.ly/GZwu302KLCD
"19.10.2016 16:20:49" Timeline Photos O is for OBSTRUCTION. An obstruction is the most common intestinal complication in patients with Crohn's disease. Obstructions may arise from swelling and the formation of scar tissue. The result is thickening of the bowel wall and a narrowed intestinal
"18.10.2016 20:30:45" Timeline Photos We are thrilled to launch our new Take Steps website! Check out our revamped homepage where we are featuring stories from our community. While you're browsing around, share your own story to help inspire other patients and families and register for a 2017
"18.10.2016 14:05:27" Timeline Photos More than 750,000 Americans live with an ostomy - a surgically created opening in the abdomen that connects an organ to the outside of the body. For patients living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, an ostomy may be necessary when medical
"17.10.2016 20:20:37" Timeline Photos M is for MICROBIOME. The gut microbiome contains a mix of enormously complex bacteria, viruses and fungi. However, only a limited number of these microbial agents have been identified and their functions are still largely unknown. CCFA's Microbiome
"17.10.2016 14:20:41" Timeline Photos Focus on the light ahead. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"16.10.2016 19:05:27" Timeline Photos Meet Lauren, our Take Steps Wichita #honoredhero. "I was a healthy, happy child until the age of four. I loved to ride my bike, swim, sing, but most of all I loved to dance. Then things changed. I was constantly tired, had severe anxiety, always
"16.10.2016 15:25:23" Timeline Photos Good luck to our 25 Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) athletes at IRONMAN 70.3 Arizona! Learn more about our race lineup (from 5k to IRONMAN) and how YOU can make every mile more meaningful - http://ow.ly/jwxx301vzhS
"15.10.2016 19:15:34" Timeline Photos Meet Anthony, an ulcerative colitis patient:
"After 5 years living with ulcerative colitis, I've accepted the fact that this is something I will have to manage all my life. I tell myself everyday that I have no right to pity myself or give up on trying
"14.10.2016 15:16:16" Timeline Photos K is for KOCK POUCH. A Kock Pouch is an example of a continent ileostomy. In this procedure, an internal reservoir is constructed from the small intestine, and a nipple valve helps keep the contents of the reservoir inside the body and permits entry of an
"13.10.2016 14:16:26" Timeline Photos The deadline to apply to join CCFA's National Council of College Leaders is TOMORROW! If you are a freshman or sophomore in college, have IBD, and want to make an impact on patients nationwide, apply today: http://ow.ly/OS1E303WvlM
"12.10.2016 19:45:48" Timeline Photos For many patients, health issues related to their IBD are just the tip of the iceberg. IBD patients may experience extraintestinal issues outside of the gastrointestinal tract. Arthritis is the most common of those, affecting as many as 30 percent of
"12.10.2016 14:15:56" Timeline Photos I is for INDETERMINATE COLITIS. In approximately 15 percent of all IBD cases, it is not clear if the inflammation occurring is due to Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. This difficulty in distinguishing between the diseases is referred to as
"11.10.2016 21:15:43" Timeline Photos What are you waiting for? Join the #partyonabike near you! http://ow.ly/GZwu302KLCD
"10.10.2016 19:10:50" Timeline Photos G is for GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is an organ system that is responsible for transporting and digesting food, absorbing nutrients, and expelling waste. It is made up of the oral cavity, esophagus, liver, stomach, small
"10.10.2016 14:06:00" Timeline Photos Change how you perceive life. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"09.10.2016 18:15:37" yahoo.com Dating with a Chronic Illness Has Helped Me Figure Out Exactly What I... For many people in their early twenties, dating can be awkward at best. The process of getting to know another person on an intimate level often... Can you relate to this patient's experience dating with a chronic illness? http://ow.ly/8NDD3048GRI
"08.10.2016 18:05:30" Timeline Photos As told by her mother Ashley, meet Scarlett, a three year old Crohn's patient:
“Scarlett has been sick for what seems like her whole life and red flags were really popping up around her second birthday. She lost so much weight, her stool was a mess,
"07.10.2016 20:03:00" Timeline Photos Come meet the team & learn why we call it the #TeamChallenge family! Learn more at: http://ow.ly/jwxx301vzhS
"07.10.2016 13:55:35" Timeline Photos E is for ENDOSCOPY. An endoscopy is a procedure that lets your doctor look inside your body. It uses an instrument called an endoscope, or “scope” for shore. Scopes have a tiny camera attached to a long, thin, flexible tube that allows your physician to
"06.10.2016 20:40:18" usaswimming.org USA Swimming - Cast Your Vote Crohn's patient and swimmer Kathleen Baker dazzled us on the world stage this summer with her perseverance while living with a debilitating chronic illness. Now she's been nominated for USA Swimming's Golden Goggle Perseverance Award in recognition of her
"06.10.2016 14:25:39" Timeline Photos It's not surprising that IBD patients may experience feelings of anxiety and depression while living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The body and mind are inseparable and interrelated in numerous and complex ways. How you are feeling mentally
"05.10.2016 15:25:36" Timeline Photos C is for CORTICOSTEROIDS. Often referred to as steroids, corticosteroids were first introduced as a therapy for IBD in the 1950s. Since that time, these powerful and fast-acting anti-inflammatory drugs have been frequently used in the treatment of acute
"04.10.2016 15:05:49" Timeline Photos Patients living with IBD may experience feelings of anger, guilt, depression, and anxiety while coping with having a chronic illness. Marisa is one of those patients. Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2000 when she was 13, her disease has taken an
"03.10.2016 19:05:48" Timeline Photos A is for AUTOIMMUNE. In a healthy gut, the immune system knows the difference between the trillions of good bacteria and the bad. However, in the gut of a patient with IBD, the immune system makes mistakes, misidentifying the good versus bad. This leads
"03.10.2016 14:55:32" Timeline Photos How do you measure your success? #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"02.10.2016 21:30:50" Timeline Photos Tonight marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Wishing all those who celebrate a happy, healthy, and sweet New Year!
"02.10.2016 15:40:28" Timeline Photos According to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy, only 12 percent of adults in the U.S. have proficient health literacy. That means nearly nine out of 10 adults may lack the skills necessary to successfully manage their health and prevent disease.
"01.10.2016 23:34:00" huffingtonpost.com A New Lease On Life | Huffington Post Gaylyn is a daughter, a sister, and so much more. She works full-time and enjoys volunteering for local organizations, dancing, yoga, and reading. Gaylyn... Approximately 750,000 Americans live with an ostomy. World Ostomy Day is a day meant to educate the public about these life-saving appliances and combat the misinformation and stigma that exists.
"01.10.2016 18:20:31" Timeline Photos After 13 years living with Crohn's disease, countless medications, surgeries, and numerous hospitalizations, Gaylyn had her colon and rectum removed, leaving her with a permanent ileostomy. Five years since her surgery, Gaylyn is living life both gutless
"01.10.2016 14:25:21" Timeline Photos Good luck to our Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) IRONMAN Maryland athletes! Collectively, our Iron Team has raised over $3 million for #CCFA the past 3 years - learn more about how you can get involved at http://ow.ly/jwxx301vzhS
"30.09.2016 20:40:09" youtube.com Why IBD Patients Should Know About Biosimilars While not yet available in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration recently announced its approval of a biosimilar for the treatment of Crohn's... Last week, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved Amgen's adalimumab-atto, a biosimilar of adalimumab (Humira), a biologic therapy commonly used to treat Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and other inflammatory diseases. The approval of this
"30.09.2016 15:39:10" ccfa.org FDA Approves STELARA® (Ustekinumab) for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Crohn's Disease First biologic therapy to target Interleukin-12 and Interleukin-23 cytokines for the treatment of Crohn's disease NEW YORK, NY – The... "Because of the individual nature of these diseases, what works for one patient may not work for another. That is why it is so critical that our Crohn's patients have many different treatment options available to them,” said Michael Osso, President & CEO
"29.09.2016 12:02:25" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! At 8 p.m. EST, Dr. Eva Szigethy of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the Visceral Inflammation and Pain Center at the University of Pittsburgh will be here to answer YOUR questions about pain management and IBD for an
"29.09.2016 00:05:27" Timeline Photos Please VOTE! Go to Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) and like the video you think should win our #TellusYourWhy contest.
Learn more about #TeamChallenge at: http://ow.ly/YGdQ301vuwg
"28.09.2016 18:43:29" health.com Could a Fungus Be Causing Crohn's Disease? Researchers have found a link between a fungus and this inflammatory bowel disease, an autoimmune disease that destroys portions of the intestines. We know that many of you have seen the news about a new study identifying bacterial and fungal species that are correlated in patients with Crohn's disease. We wanted to provide the IBD community with some additional information about the study and what
"27.09.2016 21:05:30" Timeline Photos Did you know there are ways patients with IBD can help in the prevention of colorectal cancer? While you may not always think about the risks, it is important to know that colorectal cancer is highly treatable in the early stages, so early detection is
"27.09.2016 14:55:26" Timeline Photos DON'T FORGET - THIS THURSDAY IS OUR NEXT FACEBOOK CHAT!
Join CCFA and Dr. Eva M. Szigethy, Director of the Visceral Inflammation and Pain Center at the University of Pittsburgh, on September 29 from 8-9 p.m. EST for the next Facebook Live chat to discuss
"26.09.2016 20:55:13" ibdnewstoday.com Janssen to Monitor Remicade IBD Treatment for Free in Patients Read about Janssen partnering with Miraca Life Sciences and its InformTx program to provide free monitoring for IBD patients taking Remicade. Exciting news for patients on infliximab! Janssen Biotech is partnering with Miraca Life Sciences to provide two free therapeutic drug monitoring tests per year for IBD patients who are on infliximab. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/LkjL304zkaP
"26.09.2016 15:25:29" Timeline Photos Blaze your own trail. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"25.09.2016 20:10:26" Timeline Photos TELL US! What was your favorite memory from Take Steps this year? #tellusyourwhy
"25.09.2016 15:20:30" Timeline Photos Good Luck to our #TeamChallenge Iron athletes who are racing at #IMChattanooga today! Over the past 3 years, we have raised over $2 Million at this event - THANK YOU to all of our teammates & donors!
"24.09.2016 18:10:28" Timeline Photos Meet Emily, an ulcerative colitis patient from North Carolina:
"I feel like my diagnosis story is a tad different. In 2008 I was diagnosed with mononucleosis. Instead of taking it easy, I decided to try to be invincible and convinced my parents to let
"23.09.2016 20:05:30" Timeline Photos It's not surprising that patients may experience feelings of anxiety and depression while living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. CCFA is putting together a recorded discussion on depression and IBD, and we want your questions to lead the
"23.09.2016 15:03:36" Timeline Photos Join CCFA's October Online Support Group, beginning October 5 at 8:30 p.m. EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views, hear from others and support
"22.09.2016 19:40:40" Timeline Photos Learn how #TeamChallenge can help transform your life, and the lives of the 1.6 million Americans living with #Crohns & #colitis - http://ow.ly/ZIw8301vsJO
"22.09.2016 14:50:32" Timeline Photos Are you one of the 750,000 Americans living with an ostomy? Join CCFA and The Front Butt YouTuber to talk about all things ostomy related on September 30 from 1-2 p.m. EST during our second annual World Ostomy Day Twitter chat!
"20.09.2016 16:06:04" Timeline Photos Discover a stronger you at the finish.
Join #TeamChallenge today! http://ow.ly/nlWK301vsZD
"19.09.2016 14:45:43" Timeline Photos Learn from your mistakes. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"18.09.2016 17:10:29" Timeline Photos "While it is a real privilege to be named a CCFA Honored Hero for 2016 it is a distinction I'd rather not have. It has been a long and difficult battle to get to where I finally am today. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2005 and subsequently
"17.09.2016 19:35:24" Timeline Photos Meet Catherine, an ulcerative colitis patient from Texas and a member of CCFA's National Council of College Leaders:
“I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in August of 2001 - it was actually my second day of kindergarten. Due to the fact I was so
"16.09.2016 19:20:38" Timeline Photos We've all been asked at one point in time to rate our pain on a scale of 1-10. Do you think this is a better pain scale than the one used by doctors and in hospitals? Learn more about pain and IBD in our brochure: http://ow.ly/5OBb301hLQ6
Pain Scale: I
"16.09.2016 15:20:35" crainscleveland.com CWRU professor receives $9.7 million grant to study Crohn's disease Fabio Cominelli, a professor in the departments of Medicine and Pathology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and director of the... Congratulations to Dr. Fabio Cominelli of Case Western Reserve University on receiving a $9.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health to continue his critical research
"15.09.2016 15:10:43" Timeline Photos "Not only did my team and I raise a lot of much needed money for #CCFA, but the opportunity for me to meet other patients and for my friends and family to learn more about my disease was invaluable. spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA made me feel like I
"14.09.2016 22:07:00" thunderclap.it Rally for Medical Research I just supported Rally for Medical Research on @ThunderclapIt // @ccfa Have you signed up for our Rally for Medical Research Thunderclap yet? Medical research is critical to understanding the causes of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, discovering new treatments for IBD, and finding cures for these debilitating
"14.09.2016 15:46:05" youtube.com About CCFA Aria is one of the 1.6 million reasons CCFA is committed to finding a world free of Crohn's and colitis. Check out this great video explaining CCFA's mission and how we are accomplishing it. http://ow.ly/jmCB301wr0q
"13.09.2016 19:00:01" Medical marijuana has been in the news recently related to its use among inflammatory bowel disease patients. CCFA recognizes the potential for symptom improvement with the use of medical marijuana; however, we do not endorse its use as a medical therapy
"13.09.2016 13:44:53" Timeline Photos CHANGE OF DATE FOR NEXT FACEBOOK CHAT!
Between abdominal pain and pain associated with extraintestinal manifestations of Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, pain can be debilitating and impact an IBD patient's quality of life.
Join CCFA and Dr. Eva M.
"12.09.2016 15:46:02" Timeline Photos What scares you? #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"11.09.2016 17:05:28" Timeline Photos Meet Keagan, a Crohn's disease patient from California:
"I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease at 15 after years of untreated symptoms and misdiagnoses. Once diagnosed, I underwent my first ostomy surgery just two short weeks after finding out I had IBD.
"10.09.2016 14:02:54" Timeline Photos Please join us in saying GOOD LUCK to all of our #TeamChallenge Triathletes racing in the San Diego Triathlon Classic today! Learn how you can Tri a Tri too - http://ow.ly/jwxx301vzhS
"09.09.2016 16:05:50" Timeline Photos Between abdominal pain and pain associated with extraintestinal manifestations of Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, pain can be debilitating and impact an IBD patient's quality of life.
Join CCFA and Dr. Eva M. Szigethy, Director of the Visceral
"08.09.2016 20:20:36" Timeline Photos Are you a college freshman or sophomore student with IBD? Do you want to become an advocate for patients nationwide? Apply to join CCFA's National Council of College Leaders! Interested applicants must be dedicated to volunteerism, have previous
"08.09.2016 14:20:43" youtube.com Join the race for IBD cures! What if you could change your life, and the lives of others? YOU CAN! https://youtu.be/0d8JN_tSvRQ We need your help to reach the finish line: http://ow.ly/SU9p301vuTC #TeamChallenge #raceforIBDcures
"07.09.2016 15:20:35" Timeline Photos Medical research is critical to understanding the causes of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, discovering new treatments for IBD, and finding cures for these debilitating digestive diseases. However, without adequate funding, this critical research
"06.09.2016 20:50:20" Timeline Photos Today, CCFA honored 18 national headquarter employees who have worked a combined total of 184 years supporting the IBD community. These individuals work in all areas of CCFA – patient and professional services, finance, operations, IT, research,
"06.09.2016 14:40:42" themighty.com My Mom's Simple Mantra That Gets Me Through the 'Full-Time Job' of... "Your simple phrase still resonates in my life, because you were right all along." "What really mattered was my ability to keep moving and resilient to whatever my chronic disease had in store for me. Enter mom's voice: 'Honey, it is what it is.'” http://ow.ly/nzs6301hKUA
"05.09.2016 17:05:42" Timeline Photos Happy #LaborDay! What is your proudest accomplishment? #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UC
"04.09.2016 16:02:34" Timeline Photos More than 80 cents of every dollar you raise impacts research and patient programs. Join us and walk to end Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"03.09.2016 18:50:31" Timeline Photos Meet Tyler, a Crohn's patient and student at St. Louis University:
“I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease when I was 9 years old. I was embarrassed and wanted more than anything just to be a normal kid. For years, no one outside my family knew I had it.
"02.09.2016 23:10:30" youtube.com Party on a bike! spin4 crohn's & colitis cures raised nearly $400,000 in 2015. The movement is growing. Join us at one of our 18 locations this fall, or set up your... Who's ready to #partyonabike? http://ow.ly/KfJT300ltSx
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"02.09.2016 16:22:36" Texas Rangers Jake Diekman & CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America recently teamed up to host local kids for a day at the ballpark. #GutItOut Thank you Jake Diekman and the Texas Rangers for hosting local IBD patients at the ballpark last week. You are such an inspiration for everyone living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis! #GutItOut
"01.09.2016 16:11:05" Timeline Photos Pain is a common complaint for patients living with IBD. Between intestinal pain and pain associated with extraintestinal complications, pain can be debilitating and impact a patient's quality of life. September is Pain Awareness Month. Learn more about
"31.08.2016 16:35:34" Timeline Photos Would you get bingo if you played this game?
"30.08.2016 14:44:56" Timeline Photos Don't forget - this Thursday is our Twitter chat with LA Lakers power forward and Crohn's patient Larry Nance, Jr.! Join us on Twitter from 8 - 9 p.m. EST to learn about Larry's journey with IBD and how he balances living with a chronic illness with the
"29.08.2016 22:53:27" today.com 'It's so isolating': Woman opens up about living with an invisible disease An estimated 1.6 million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases and are often misunderstood as "whiners" and hypochondriacs. “What makes it worse is you don't feel like yourself. It's almost like you lose your identity because ulcerative colitis robs you of so many things.”
"29.08.2016 15:35:28" Timeline Photos Always remember: you are worthy. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"28.08.2016 18:35:21" Timeline Photos Use your journey to empower other patients and families. Share with us at a Take Steps event. http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"27.08.2016 18:45:01" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Meet six-year-old Jaxon. Jaxon has felt the impact of IBD on his family because his mom, Brooke, has ulcerative colitis. Diagnosed in 2008, Brooke underwent surgery in 2012 to remove her colon. After living with a colectomy for several months, Brooke had
"26.08.2016 23:15:30" Timeline Photos MAKE EVERY MILE MORE MEANINGFUL!
Join #TeamChallenge today: http://ow.ly/8zbL301vq3L
"25.08.2016 14:40:31" Approximately 10,000-20,000 people in the United States live with Short Bowel Syndrome. Are you one of them? Test your knowledge of SBS: http://ow.ly/ZlXtT
"24.08.2016 15:15:56" Timeline Photos Immunizations are important for everyone, but they are especially important for patients with chronic illnesses, like IBD, who may be immunocompromised. During National Immunization Awareness Month, speak with your doctor to ensure that you are up-to-date
"23.08.2016 15:31:43" youtube.com UIcerative Colitis 101 This introductory video provides information on potential causes, symptoms, treatment and overall management of ulcerative colitis. If you are living with ulcerative colitis or know someone who has been diagnosed with it, check out this video to learn the basics about this debilitating digestive disease. http://ow.ly/XVHj301gesX
"22.08.2016 15:10:35" Timeline Photos Don't give up. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"21.08.2016 19:15:30" Timeline Photos Join others in the fight. Walk to end Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"20.08.2016 17:15:36" Timeline Photos Meet Amber, an ulcerative colitis patient from Louisiana:
"Mama and I share a lot of things. The same birthday month, the same hair, the same nose, the same taste in movies, etc. But we were quite surprised to learn that we both share a disease: IBD.
"19.08.2016 20:05:12" Timeline Photos Attention patients, caregivers & providers! CCFA invites you to join us for a Clinical Convergence program on September 10 in Memphis and September 24 in Phoenix. These educational events will feature concurrent clinician and patient lectures that
"19.08.2016 14:25:30" Timeline Photos Did you know CCFA Partners conducts research into issues outside of the gut among IBD patients? One current study is looking at how genes may be linked to the development of rare IBD characteristics such as eye inflammation (uveitis, scleritis,
"19.08.2016 00:30:44" Timeline Photos LA Lakers power forward Larry Nance, Jr.'s prevailing message to IBD patients? "[Don't] let Crohn's disease dictate your life or prevent you from pursuing your dreams." http://ow.ly/AAzh303mPU1
Learn more about Larry Nance, Jr. and his journey with
"18.08.2016 21:00:01" secure3.convio.net Want to make double the impact on the fight against IBD? Join me in making a gift to CCFA today during the Members Match challenge. All donations sent by 9/15 will be doubled—and get us closer to our $160K goal! Your generosity will help fund critical IBD research and provide support to people living with Cailin spent years searching for the right IBD treatment. She was facing the possibility of having her colon surgically removed—but decided to try one last medication.
To her surprise, it worked—and she feels more like her old self every day. Cailin
"18.08.2016 16:25:33" info.ccfa.org Request Info | spin4 crohn's & colitis cures Join spin4 crohn's & colitis cures and relay in premier indoor cycling studios to raise funds for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. Have you liked our spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA page yet?
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"17.08.2016 21:00:19" Facebook Chat about growth impairments in pediatric IBD patients happening now.
"17.08.2016 17:43:08" Timeline Photos Don't forget- today is our first ever Facebook Live video chat! Tune in at 5 p.m. EST right here to watch Dr. Neera Gupta of Weill Cornell Medicine answer your questions about growth impairments in pediatric IBD patients.
"17.08.2016 13:34:00" Timeline Photos Have you taken Tysabri in the past two years? If yes, we invite you to participate in a brief phone interview about your experience using Tysabri. All participants will receive a $50 Amazon gift-card. Your opinions make a difference. To participate in
"16.08.2016 14:10:41" youtube.com Crohn's 101 This introductory video provides information on potential causes, symptoms, treatment and overall management of Crohn's disease. Do you have Crohn's disease? If so, check out this video to learn the basics about this incurable inflammatory bowel disease. http://ow.ly/GWJy301gdHh
"15.08.2016 18:15:36" Timeline Photos Today is the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)'s 66th anniversary! The NIDDK conducts, supports, and coordinates research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health, including Crohn's disease and
"15.08.2016 14:10:37" Timeline Photos The tide always turns. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"14.08.2016 17:25:18" Timeline Photos "Think back to when you were 15 years old. As a sophomore, your life is supposed to be filled with tests, body image issues, and uncertainty. This was my experience too, except the tests I was taking were stool samples, blood labs, and colonoscopies. My
"13.08.2016 17:55:33" Timeline Photos Meet Stephen, a Crohn's patient from Iowa:
“I used to refrain from bringing up what's hiding under my shirt because most people don't even know what I mean when I say 'ostomy' and internal plumbing issues are still sometimes (but shouldn't be) taboo
"12.08.2016 21:05:20" Timeline Photos Join CCFA for its first-ever Facebook Live Video Chat on August 17! We'll be discussing growth impairments and other issues experienced by pediatric IBD patients with Dr. Neera Gupta of the NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for
"12.08.2016 14:25:24" Timeline Photos There may be as many as 80,000 children in the U.S. living with IBD, and, thanks to CCFA's Pediatric RISK Stratification Study, we are closer than ever to improved care for our youngest patients.Through the RISK Study, we have discovered biological
"11.08.2016 20:01:45" Timeline Photos PLEASE SHARE and sign up for a fall Take Steps walk to help find cures for these invisible diseases! http://bit.ly/2b4hyIL
"11.08.2016 14:55:53" Timeline Photos Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital are looking to interview Crohn's patients who have been prescribed Tysabri within the past two years to assess the effects of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS), put in
"10.08.2016 21:00:00" secure3.convio.net Want to make double the impact on the fight against IBD? Join me in making a gift to CCFA today during the Members Match challenge. All donations sent by 9/15 will be doubled—and get us closer to our $160K goal! Your generosity will help fund critical IBD research and provide support to people living with If you donate to CCFA today, your gift will go TWICE as far! The generous Finkelstein Family has just issued a challenge: They've pledged $80,000 and asked our members to match—or exceed—that amount.
Please take advantage of this special opportunity to
"10.08.2016 19:35:12" Timeline Photos At CCFA, we are constantly breaking boundaries – either with new research initiatives, like IBD Plexus or IBD Qorus, or new fundraising events, like spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA. Check out our new 2015 Annual Report to learn more about how CCFA
"10.08.2016 15:20:35" theweek.com I thought my dog would cure my son's Crohn's disease. He failed. I love him anyway "I thought that the dog would cure my son's Crohn's disease. The dog is not a doctor, I know that, but still, I thought he would." http://ow.ly/jSP3301dpLy
"09.08.2016 21:05:23" Timeline Photos Join CCFA for its first-ever Facebook Live Video Chat on August 17!
There may be as many as 80,000 children in the United States living with inflammatory bowel diseases. Some children with IBD may experience growth impairment. Growth impairment affects
"09.08.2016 17:59:00" charlotteobserver.com Charlotte's Kathleen Baker inspires with silver in 100 backstroke SwimMAC Carolina swimmer Kathleen Baker, 19, finished second to Hungary's Katinka Hosszu, who won her second gold medal of the Olympics, in the 100-meter backstroke. Yesterday Crohn's patient Kathleen Baker took second place in the 100m backstroke. Read more about her in this article from the Charlotte Observer.
"09.08.2016 14:10:38" Timeline Photos How do tell your IBD story? Check out these tips to crafting your own IBD elevator speech to help educate your friends and family and raise awareness. http://ow.ly/f9Or301hXvT
"08.08.2016 19:49:25" nbcolympics.com Posnanski: Kathleen Baker's Crohn's disease isn't a curse Kathleen Baker is not one of those athletic swimming marvels, but Baker swam constantly… and joyfully. Tonight around 9:30 p.m. EST, Kathleen Baker will compete in the 100m backstroke. Check out this story from NBC highlighting her journey as an athlete with Crohn's disease.
"08.08.2016 15:10:38" Timeline Photos What's your next goal? #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"07.08.2016 18:40:25" Timeline Photos "[I competed] at the North American Irish Dance Championships for the first time in July. I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease two years ago after I began having bad tummy aches during dance class. I had to lie down often between dances; I was tired all
"06.08.2016 17:05:16" themighty.com Carrying the Torch for IBD "The courage with which patients share their stories and the strength and determination in which they fight IBD has moved me and touched my life in... Meet seven CCFA staff members who are carrying the #TorchforIBD patients. #IBDTorchRelay http://ow.ly/eGg7302XH5Q
"05.08.2016 17:50:28" Timeline Photos CCFA's Microbiome Initiative has found that among the trillions of bacteria in our gut, nearly 1,000 strains are potentially beneficial or harmful in IBD. Learn more about our Microbiome Initiative: http://bit.ly/1U5hiKM #IBDFactFriday
"04.08.2016 14:20:41" Timeline Photos Wouldn't it be great if all kids could enjoy consistently good health and smooth adjustments during their elementary and high school years? Unfortunately, thriving in the school environment is often a challenge for children with Crohn's disease and
"03.08.2016 13:27:46" Timeline Photos Do you have Crohn's disease? Have you been prescribed Tysabri within the past year? Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA is currently conducting interviews to determine how FDA-mandated Risk Evaluation and Mitigation
"02.08.2016 22:25:16" Timeline Photos Don't take it from us, our alumni say it best!
Learn more TODAY: http://ow.ly/lmFk301t6BE
"02.08.2016 14:20:34" Timeline Photos Have you experienced any skin complications of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? If so, you are one of the nearly 20 percent of IBD patients affected by these extraintestinal complications. One potential skin complication that is occasionally linked
"01.08.2016 14:05:41" Timeline Photos Keep moving forward. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"31.07.2016 17:35:18" Timeline Photos "In 2013, my health began to decline drastically. After months of pain and testing, the doctors finally came to the conclusion that I had Crohn's. The following year was encompassed with months of hospital stays and missing school, as well as an ileostomy
"30.07.2016 18:01:49" Timeline Photos Meet Brian, a Crohn's patient and junior at Gonzaga University:
“Growing up in Tacoma, Washington, I enjoyed an active lifestyle. In the summer of 2008, however, I couldn't seem to find my way away from the restroom. I was blessed with a quick diagnosis
"29.07.2016 15:31:37" Timeline Photos Last year, CCFA served more than 430 people through our online support groups. What are you waiting for? Join CCFA's August Online Support Group, beginning August 1 at 8:30 p.m. EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that cover
"28.07.2016 20:15:32" Timeline Photos Thriving in the school environment is often a challenge for children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Join CCFA on August 4 from 1-2 p.m. EST for a Twitter chat about school issues IBD patients may experience. Tweet your questions using the
"28.07.2016 15:15:45" Timeline Photos While considered rare, patients living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may develop liver complications from the disease. One of those potential complications is hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver. Learn more about liver complications of
"27.07.2016 12:02:25" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! What is microscopic colitis? Are IBD patients at risk for developing diverticulitis? Can you have IBD and IBS? Join Dr. Sasha Taleban of The University of Arizona Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program tonight from 8 - 9 p.m. to get
"26.07.2016 20:55:19" youtube.com Why IBD Patients Should Know About Biosimilars While not yet available in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration recently announced its approval of a biosimilar for the treatment of Crohn's... While not yet available in the U.S., the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced its approval of a biosimilar for the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. A biosimilar is a "similar" copy of another biologic therapy --
"26.07.2016 14:26:53" Timeline Photos Today marks 26 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law. The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with physical and emotional disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all
"25.07.2016 20:05:15" Timeline Photos For Members of Congress, August is a an extended period of time when they will be back in their home states meeting with constituents. Please join us for an informational webinar TONIGHT at 8 p.m. EST to learn how to request a local meeting with your
"25.07.2016 15:50:39" Timeline Photos Help yourself. Help others. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"24.07.2016 19:10:23" Timeline Photos "Easton, now in sixth grade, was diagnosed just before Spring Break in his fifth grade year. It started when he was having digestive problems. His family took him to the doctor, and he was quickly sent to Primary Children's Hospital. For the following two
"23.07.2016 16:35:20" Timeline Photos Meet Alex, a Crohn's patient from Boston:
“I was diagnosed with Crohn's in 2008 at 12 years old, and I will be 21 in a few months. Many people think Crohn's disease is just a 'pooping' disease. They don't understand what else it does to a person. I'm
"22.07.2016 19:26:32" bostonglobe.com A medical therapy that's no therapy at all For life-threatening illnesses, “step therapy” is no therapy at all. I should know. "It's difficult to talk about the experience, ulcerative colitis, and digestive diseases in general. But people are starting to talk about it more, especially as many realize the true effects that unreasonable step therapy policies can have on patients
"22.07.2016 13:39:37" Timeline Photos CCFA's Genetics Initiative has identified more than 200 genes associated with IBD. In fact, studies in the last year have revealed important information on how IBD risk genes play a role in intestinal inflammation, resistance of the intestine to
"21.07.2016 20:45:31" Timeline Photos SHOUT OUT to CCFA president, Michael Osso, for truly leading by example! Not only did he cross the finish line with #TeamChallenge in Napa last week, he is raising more mission critical funds through spin4 crohn's & colitis cures this fall! Thank you
"21.07.2016 14:20:31" gitract.ccfa.org GI Tract Guide All information contained on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes. The information is not intended nor suited to be... Take a journey through the gastrointestinal tract and see how IBD impacts different parts of your body. CCFA's GI Tract Guide includes anatomy for all areas of the body, including areas where IBD complications may occur outside of the gut. Check it out
"20.07.2016 19:20:43" themighty.com 10 Reasons My Life With a Stoma Is Great #1. "Freedom." Do you have an ostomy or know someone who does? About 23 to 45 percent of people with ulcerative colitis and up to 75 percent of people with Crohn's disease will eventually require surgery. Adjusting to life with an ostomy may be difficult, but for many
"20.07.2016 14:45:38" Timeline Photos What is microscopic colitis? Are IBD patients at risk for developing diverticulitis? Can you have IBD and IBS? Join CCFA on July 27 to get answers to these questions and more during CCFA's next Facebook chat with Dr. Sasha Taleban of the University of
"19.07.2016 21:45:31" Timeline Photos Laissez les bon temps rouler! #TeamChallenge registration for the New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k is officially OPEN! Learn more today: http://ow.ly/CBCJ301t17a
"19.07.2016 13:50:38" Timeline Photos Hunting a Zubat, Eevee, Snorlax, or other Pokémon? Don't forget to log in to Charity Miles! Log your miles while playing Pokémon Go and help support CCFA's mission-critical research and patient education and support programs (until you run out of
"18.07.2016 20:55:20" Timeline Photos Give back and look good this summer with Beyond Yoga's limited edition “How You Glow” collection. With each purchase, 20 percent of the purchase price will be donated to CCFA to support our mission-critical research, education, advocacy, and support
"18.07.2016 14:26:02" Timeline Photos In honor of Nelson Mandela's birthday, some motivational words from the former human rights leader. #MotivationMonday #IBD Crohns #UlcerativeColitis #MandelaDay
"17.07.2016 19:01:47" Timeline Photos Please help us say CONGRATS to all of our teammates who crossed the finish line today in Napa! Learn more about how you can be a part of the #TeamChallenge family today: http://ow.ly/BOCm301t25j
"17.07.2016 02:56:45" Team Challenge LIVE in Napa! Learn more about how to join: http://ow.ly/CBCJ301t17a
"17.07.2016 02:18:48" Team Challenge LIVE in Napa! Learn more about how to join the team: http://ow.ly/CBCJ301t17a
"16.07.2016 18:35:19" Timeline Photos Meet Erin, a Crohn's disease patient and member of CCFA's National Council of College Leaders:
“I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease on October 5, 2005. The process of getting to a diagnosis was similar to many others: extremely frustrating! For about 6
"15.07.2016 22:10:22" Timeline Photos We are really excited to announce that we will be streaming LIVE to Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) this weekend from Napa! Tune in on Saturday around 9:45 p.m. EST & 10:10 p.m. EST to hear our honored hero speakers from the Inspirational
"15.07.2016 16:31:32" Timeline Photos If you have IBD, you may have been told at some point that high fiber foods may trigger disease symptoms. A recent CCFA Partners study shows that the opposite may actually be true. A survey of 1,619 participants found that those who reported eating the
"15.07.2016 13:16:51" nytimes.com Swimmer Kathleen Baker Overcomes Crohn's Disease to Become an Olympian Baker, 19, who has been dealing with the disease since she was about 13, will compete for the United States in the 100-meter backstroke in Rio de Janeiro. "I need to be Kathleen the swimmer with Crohn's disease.”
"14.07.2016 19:35:16" Timeline Photos Asking the right questions can help ensure you get the most support and information from your doctor. Learn about helpful #IBD conversation starters here: bit.ly/IBDunmasked #IBDunmasked #sponsored
"14.07.2016 14:50:27" Timeline Photos "I was 8 years old and in 3rd grade at the time of my diagnosis. School and soccer season had just begun and I became very ill. It was difficult to play soccer because I had no energy and my body was extremely sick and in a lot of pain. It was also
"13.07.2016 13:35:45" Timeline Photos You're brave. You're strong. You're unstoppable. Identify the #IBD #superhero within you: bit.ly/IBDunmasked. Proud to partner with #Takeda on this incredible campaign #IBDunmasked #sponsored
"12.07.2016 22:55:20" Timeline Photos #TeamChallenge is excited to announce a new option in the fight against #Crohns & #colitis. Whether you love to run/walk a 5k, get dirty in a mud run, cruise in a cycle event, or tri a triathlon, you can now help support CCFA's mission – with NO
"12.07.2016 11:38:38" collaboration.fda.gov Adobe Connect Login https://collaboration.fda.gov/aac0716/ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is holding a hearing today on a biologics license application for an adalimumab biosimilar. A biosimilar is a “similar” copy to another biologic therapy; however they are not identical and therefore are not generic
"11.07.2016 15:05:30" Timeline Photos Your journey is beautiful. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"10.07.2016 18:55:16" Timeline Photos Who is excited to spend time basking in the sun this summer? Before you head outdoors, make sure you review our sun safety tips for IBD patients: http://ow.ly/Obin3015tz7
"09.07.2016 18:01:35" Timeline Photos Join us on July 27 for our next Facebook Live chat! Dr. Sasha Taleban of the University of Arizona and Banner University-Tucson will discuss IBD, IBS, and other gastrointestinal conditions from 8-9 p.m. EST. Check out our Facebook event for more details:
"08.07.2016 21:50:12" What gives you courage? #IBD #sponsored
"08.07.2016 16:40:27" Timeline Photos Have a question that you think would make a great IBD research study? You can propose it as a CCFA Partners member! More than 104 questions have been proposed by patients to date, and 12 are currently being studied by researchers and scientists around the
"07.07.2016 15:35:26" Timeline Photos Do you ever feel like people only understand the tip of your disease?
"07.07.2016 00:01:20" EXPERT RESPONSE: “When considering the benefit of different medications (whether injection or infusion), the more important factors are which medications that you are considering and your personal inflammatory bowel disease story. I consider choosing
"06.07.2016 13:20:29" Timeline Photos PATIENT QUESTION: "What is the benefit of infusions versus injections of medication?" Tune in at 8PM EST to read what our experts had to say in response to this question.
"05.07.2016 15:02:35" Timeline Photos What do you have to do today? #ChronicIllness #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis #IBD
"04.07.2016 21:05:16" Timeline Photos TODAY ONLY - Join the movement for only $4! #power2cure
"04.07.2016 16:05:46" Timeline Photos Happy #FourthofJuly! What does independence mean to you? #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis #IndependenceDay
"03.07.2016 17:55:22" Timeline Photos Who's getting ready for a BBQ tomorrow? Check out these tips to help you survive the cookout season: http://ow.ly/4HO83013ygN
"02.07.2016 21:01:23" Timeline Photos Who's excited to watch the start of the #TourdeFrance today? Get motivated by these impressive cyclists and join #TeamChallenge Cycle today- you don't need to be a pro (or even know how to cycle) to join! http://ow.ly/48RT301sZLH
"01.07.2016 15:42:48" Timeline Photos CCFA is a leading supporter and funder of IBD medical research. We invest our dollars wisely, funding the best IBD research anywhere in the world. Because of this, CCFA has played a role in every major scientific breakthrough in IBD, from generating data
"30.06.2016 19:45:35" youtube.com CCFA Partners: A patient-powered research network CCFA Partners is an innovative network where patients and researchers work together. The goal: Find better treatments for inflammatory bowel... Are you one of the nearly 15,000 members of CCFA Partners? If not, check out this video to learn why you should join today. http://ow.ly/ZxsaR
"30.06.2016 14:29:15" Timeline Photos Good luck to Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) Coach Loretta Schuellein-McGovern as she competes today in the USA Track & Field Olympic Race Walking Trials in Oregon for the second time!
"29.06.2016 19:55:23" If you could create a #superhero for the IBD community, what would his or her #superhero powers be? #IBDunmasked #sponsored
"29.06.2016 14:15:47" ccfa.org CCFA: Phase 1 Study of Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the... The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of using an autologous mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC) coated fistula plug in people with... Is your perianal fistula not responding to standard treatment (ex. infliximab, adalimumab, etc.)?
If so, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial being done at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The purpose of this study is learn more
"28.06.2016 14:35:27" youtube.com Pathways to Cures: Game-changing IBD Research Researchers studying data from tens of thousands of inflammatory bowel disease patients have solved a major mystery in the treatment of Crohn's... Scientists have identified over 160 genes that increase the risk of developing Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis—confirming that these debilitating inflammatory bowel diseases have a strong genetic component. Check out this video to learn more about
"27.06.2016 14:18:12" Timeline Photos You make a difference. #MotivationMonday #Crohns #UC #IBD
"25.06.2016 19:30:57" themighty.com 13 Pieces of Advice for People Who Just Received a Chronic Illness... “It's OK to cry, it's OK to be mad and upset.” What's the best piece of advice you received when you were diagnosed with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis? http://ow.ly/ZxBzl
"24.06.2016 19:15:42" ccfa.org CCFA: Phase 1 Study of Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the... The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of using an autologous mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC) coated fistula plug in people with... Researchers at Mayo Clinic are seeking people with Crohn's disease and a perianal fistula to participate in a research study. The purpose of this study is learn more about the safety and side effects of using a fistula plug that has been covered in
"24.06.2016 14:40:34" Timeline Photos In addition to support groups, did you know CCFA runs a peer-to-peer support program? Power of 2 connects patients and caregivers via phone, email, or in person to share stories, seek emotional support, find answers to questions, and connect with
"22.06.2016 15:41:14" boston.cbslocal.com Deadline Looms For Mass. Lawmakers To Act On Step Therapy Bill Imagine being sick, but being unable to have access to the best medicine to treat your disease. For patients living with chronic illnesses, like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, step therapy may prevent them from accessing potentially life-changing medications if they have not failed cheaper medications previously.
CCFA is working to
"22.06.2016 12:02:23" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! Dr. Neilanjan Nandi of Drexel University College of Medicine will discuss fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) and IBD from 5-6PM EST. Leave your questions below as a comment on this post and Dr. Nandi will be here at 5PM to
"21.06.2016 15:02:58" Timeline Photos Take Steps is an opportunity to bring a smile to the faces of our patients, their families, and their friends. www.cctakesteps.org
"20.06.2016 15:35:29" Timeline Photos Take that first step in your journey. #MotivationMonday #Crohns #UC #IBD
"19.06.2016 16:05:24" Timeline Photos Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there! Fathers play a critical role in the growth of their children. Fathers are role models, playmates, teachers, and so much more. But when you are a father with a debilitating digestive disease, balancing your
"18.06.2016 18:24:00" everydayhealth.com 10 Gut-Soothing Foods for Crohn's Disease Knowing which foods to eat and which to avoid is an important part of managing Crohn's symptoms. These easy-to-digest, nutrient-rich foods may help. As the saying goes, “Food is medicine.” If you have Crohn's disease, consider adding these 10 gut-soothing foods to your diet, from our partner Everyday Health: http://bit.ly/gutsoothingfoods
Please note that there is no one diet for patients living with
"17.06.2016 15:55:32" www.youtube.com Pathways To Cures:The Microbiome What is the Microbiome? Approximately 90% of the cells that are on and inside your body aren't you. Those cells are the trillions of microscopic... Did you know that CCFA is studying the gut microbiome to learn its role in patients with IBD? CCFA's Microbiome Initiative has already identified a link between IBD patients' genes and the composition of their gut bacteria. Our researchers are working to
"17.06.2016 15:02:36" Timeline Photos Friday Action Alert - S4918, the Restroom Access Act
S4918 is still not on the active list for a vote, but the NY Senate reconvened today which gives us ONE MORE DAY to push it through! Call Senator Flanagan's office (518-455-2071) and ask them to place
"16.06.2016 17:26:48" secure3.convio.net Massachusetts - Put doctors and patients back in the driver's seat - Crohn's & Colitis... Email your Massachusetts state legislators to support H.791 ahead of the June 22 deadline! H.791 would enact patient protections in step therapy policies. Take action in Massachusetts before June 22! H 791, an act relative to patient medication adherence, must pass the MA Joint Committee on Health Care by June 22. This bill would ensure step therapy protocols are based on clinical guidelines and require
"16.06.2016 14:55:25" themighty.com Why People With Chronic Illness or Disabilities May Not Ask for Help... Six possible reasons. Have you ever not asked for help, even though you needed it? http://ow.ly/ZvqPG
"15.06.2016 15:03:05" Timeline Photos Meet Matt, our #honoredhero from Omaha. "Matt was diagnosed with Severe Crohn's Disease when he was 6 years old. Not only has Matt's Crohn's been atypical; it's also been rough to treat. All of the common Crohn's medications have either not worked at all
"14.06.2016 15:31:38" www.ccfa.org CCFA: Webcasts View a complete list of webcasts available by CCFA. Have you looked at CCFA's webcast archive? We have dozens of videos from world-renowned experts discussing Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, IBD treatment, clinical trials, complementary and alternative medicine, and so much more. Watch some today!
"13.06.2016 18:49:10" Timeline Photos Happy 132nd birthday Dr. Burrill Bernard Crohn, one of the doctors who discovered Crohn's disease! Dr. Crohn first described Crohn's in 1932 along with colleagues Dr. Leon Ginzburg and Dr. Gordon D. Oppenheimer. His contributions to the field of
"13.06.2016 14:31:32" Timeline Photos Rise every time you fall. #MotivationMonday #Crohns #UC #IBD
"12.06.2016 20:25:16" Timeline Photos Living with Crohn's and ulcerative can be difficult but the right resources and support can make day-to-day living easier. Join the CCFA Community website and participate in discussion boards, ask questions of experts, and much more. www.ccfacommunity.org
"11.06.2016 18:10:30" ccfa.org CCFA: Phase 1 Study of Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the... The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of using an autologous mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC) coated fistula plug in people with... Do you have Crohn's disease? Are you having difficulty with a perianal fistula? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial being done at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
The purpose of this study is learn more about the safety and
"10.06.2016 19:55:00" directorsblog.nih.gov Creative Minds: New Piece in the Crohn's Disease Puzzle? Back in the early 1930s, Burrill Crohn, a gastroenterologist in New York, decided to examine intestinal tissue biopsies from some of his patients who were suffering from severe bowel problems. It t… Congratulations to Dr. Gwendalyn Randolph, an immunologist at Washington University in St. Louis, who was recently awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pioneer Award to study how changes to the blood and lymphatic vasculature contribute to
"10.06.2016 15:30:00" secure3.convio.net New York - Pass Restroom Access! - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Email your New York state Senators to urge them to pass SB 4918, the Crohn's and Colitis Fairness Act, to implement restroom access in New York state once and for all! New Yorkers- take action today! There are six days left in the legislative session to help pass the Crohn's and Colitis Fairness Act (Bill S4918)! This bill is crucial to those with medical conditions that require the use of a restroom at a moment's
"09.06.2016 16:03:00" Timeline Photos Join us on June 22 for our next Facebook Live chat! Dr. Neilanjan Nandi of Drexel University College of Medicine will discuss fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) and IBD from 5-6PM EST. Check out our Facebook event for more details: http://ow.ly/Zm62a
"08.06.2016 19:10:15" ccfa.med.unc.edu Blog Post CCFA Partners You're flaring again. All of the other things your GI has thrown at you have failed or you're just sick of being sick. The decision must be made:... Corticosteroids are powerful and fast-acting anti-inflammatory drugs that have been frequently used in the treatment of acute flare-ups of IBD. While they reduce inflammation in both the intestine and throughout the body, they may cause side effects in
"07.06.2016 18:05:00" cosmopolitan.com 10 Things People With Crohn's Disease Want You to Know There's so much more to it than poop. So much more! "Just because I 'don't look sick,' doesn't mean I'm not."
"07.06.2016 13:50:30" Timeline Photos 70,000 new cases of IBD are diagnosed each year - that's more than 190 people being diagnosed every single day. We need a cure. Register your team and activate your fundraising plan today. http://bit.ly/1h2uy0Z
"06.06.2016 17:08:00" Timeline Photos TAKE ACTION TODAY! Access to care is a significant issue for patients living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Many in the IBD community rely on complex and expensive medications that are subject to high cost-sharing and other policies that
"06.06.2016 13:45:10" Timeline Photos Walk with us. Join CCFA's June Online Support group beginning June 8 at 8:30 PM EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views, hear from others and
"05.06.2016 19:50:16" Timeline Photos GI Buddy has everything you need to stay on top of managing your IBD. Track your Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis symptoms and stay on track with your treatment. Download the mobile app today! https://www.gibuddy.org/
"04.06.2016 13:30:59" Timeline Photos Good luck to our Bass Lake Triathlon teammates who will take on the swim, bike & run for IBD cures today! There's still time to join our TRIbe for the San Diego Classic Triathlon on September 9--sign up today! http://bit.ly/1SPwWWU
"03.06.2016 19:25:19" Timeline Photos Who's excited to watch the Miss USA competition this Sunday? We're excited to see Haley Sowers, Miss Mississippi USA and a Crohn's patient, take the stage as she competes for the crown and raises awareness of IBD.
"03.06.2016 15:31:32" Timeline Photos Join hundreds, sometimes thousands, of fellow patients and loved ones. Form your team and start fundraising today! http://bit.ly/1h2uy0Z
"02.06.2016 17:40:36" cosmopolitan.com Please Let This 19-Year-Old School You on Why You Should Never Judge a Book by Its Cover "People who know will still love you and still find you beautiful. Your illness is nothing to be ashamed or embarrassed about." "People who know will still love you and still find you beautiful. Your illness is nothing to be ashamed or embarrassed about."
"02.06.2016 14:50:30" commonhealth.wbur.org Narrating Medicine: What I Want You To Know About My Crohn's Disease Being diagnosed with a chronic disease is a life-changer. As a kid who is suffering, you need to come to terms with the fact that this is something... Check out these tips from Grace, a longtime IBD patient, for parents and children about living with Crohn's & ulcerative colitis: http://ow.ly/Zuhem
"01.06.2016 18:27:00" consumer.healthday.com Stool Transplant Soothes Tough-to-Treat Colitis in Study Eased symptoms, healed colons in 1 in 4 patients Last week, preliminary results of a research study in Australia were released, showing that stool transplants in tough-to-treat ulcerative colitis patients may help to ease symptoms and heal the colon. The study, which was partially funded by CCFA's Broad
"01.06.2016 14:19:43" Timeline Photos Celebrate #NationalRunningDay by sharing who you run for!
"31.05.2016 20:24:46" Timeline Photos Due to a high level of interest, the application deadline for the Sherman Prize has been extended to June 6! The Sherman Prize is accepting nominations of health care professionals, educators, advocates, and others who have made outstanding contributions
"30.05.2016 21:25:14" Timeline Photos Last month, the FDA approved the first biosimilar product for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. While this approved treatment is not yet available in the U.S. market, it is important for IBD patients, caregivers, and our staff to learn what a
"30.05.2016 16:15:43" Timeline Photos As you celebrate Memorial Day with your family, take a moment to remember those who selflessly gave their lives serving our country.
"30.05.2016 00:01:06" EXPERT ANSWER: “Extra-intestinal manifestations of Crohn's disease are actually quite common. One of the most common manifestations is related to joint pain and/or swelling called peripheral arthritis. In some patients their joint symptoms parallel their
"29.05.2016 16:01:58" Timeline Photos PATIENT QUESTION: "My knees have started with tightness in the back and then swell up all around knee caps to the point of no weight barring. Back and forth and sometimes both. Doc said it may all be tied in to my CD. Are problems with the knees a common
"28.05.2016 18:10:24" ccfa.med.unc.edu Blog Post CCFA Partners There has been a lot of talk about “personalized medicine” over the last couple of years, and the promise that it holds for patients. Personalized... What does personalized medicine mean to you? Check out this great post from Nick, chair of CCFA Partners' Patient Governance Committee, discussing why this is an exciting time for personalized medicine. https://ccfa.med.unc.edu/blog_topics/10441
"27.05.2016 19:31:19" Timeline Photos Happy birthday to veteran journalist and Crohn's patient Cynthia McFadden! Thank you for all you do to support patients with IBD, both on camera and off.
"27.05.2016 13:25:22" education.webmd.com Managing Short Bowel Syndrome: Tips for Patients and Care Partners If you select "Keep me signed in on this computer", every time you visit WebMD.com you won't have to type your email address and password. This... Approximately 10,000-20,000 people in the United States live with Short Bowel Syndrome. Are you one of them? Test your knowledge of SBS: http://ow.ly/ZlXtT #IBDFactFriday
"26.05.2016 20:02:23" Timeline Photos IBD fighters Rachelle and June have collectively participated in over 25 half marathon and triathlon events with Team Challenge since 2008. Next week, they'll take on the Bass Lake Classic at Yosemite for the third time! Help us cheer them on!
"26.05.2016 15:11:46" Timeline Photos CCFA is undergoing a rebranding process! We are seeking to gain a comprehensive perspective on CCFA's brand identity and perception -- our logo, colors, and messaging – and need your help. Please fill out our branding survey - it will take about 10
"25.05.2016 18:55:32" ibdnewstoday.com Rhode Island Has One of Highest IBD Rates in US, According to Study | Read about the report that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Rhode Island has one of the highest rates ever reported in the U.S. The results of a population-based IBD study in Rhode Island are in and they might surprise you. According to Ocean State Crohn's & Colitis Area Registry, which was supported by CCFA through a contract with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, 971
"25.05.2016 13:37:50" Timeline Photos When Austen Goodman was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, his father Gordon decided he wanted to do something to help raise awareness and find a cure for IBD. He is accomplishing that goal as he bikes across America, from California to Virginia, and raises
"24.05.2016 15:25:26" Timeline Photos Whether you are running, walking, or biking, use Charity Miles when you hit the pavement. For every mile, a donation will be made to CCFA! It's as easy as downloading the app to your smart phone and choosing “Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.”
"23.05.2016 19:04:28" Live from DDW: CCFA launches IBDQorus, new quality of care initiative
"23.05.2016 18:01:49" Timeline Photos The Sherman Prize is accepting nominations of health care professionals, educators, advocates, and others who have made outstanding contributions to the field of Crohn's and colitis. Nominate your hero today for a $100K prize at ShermanPrize.org.
"23.05.2016 14:25:25" Timeline Photos Climb inside someone else's skin. #MotivationMonday #Crohns #UC #IBD
"22.05.2016 20:52:25" Take Steps mission moment at Fairfield/Westchester walk
"22.05.2016 19:25:15" Timeline Photos May is Mental Health Month. Check out Jackie's story about living with ulcerative colitis, depression, and anxiety. ""I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in March of 2009 after almost 10 years of symptoms that I chose to ignore and hide. Less than a
"21.05.2016 19:02:00" Timeline Photos Meet Elizabeth, a Delaware #honoredhero. "I was diagnosed when I was 11 years old. The symptoms of Crohn's Disease are really painful, embarrassing, not to mention gross…and mine came on hard and fast. After a series of trial treatments, hospital stays
"21.05.2016 16:19:26" spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA It's official, registration is open for our 2016 events! Visit spin4.org to find your ride and join the movement! Where will you spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA in 2016?
"20.05.2016 23:00:00" secure3.convio.net Donate to CCFA today Make a tax-deductible gift to CCFA to support vital IBD research, as well as programs that help people struggling with #Crohns and #colitis today. Donate now: http://bit.ly/1I8naM8 Yesterday, people all over the world came together to raise awareness about IBD—and take action to improve lives. It's not too late to join them! Please make a gift to CCFA in honor of #WorldIBDDay to support cure-focused research like our Genetics,
"20.05.2016 18:43:12" prnewswire.com Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Launches New IBD Clinical Trials... NEW YORK, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical trials are essential for the evaluation and approval... Today is International Clinical Trials Day! There are close to 1,500 clinical trials currently open to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients according to ClinicalTrials.gov. CCFA is launching a brand new IBD Clinical Trials Community to educate
"20.05.2016 16:53:46" More than 200 CCFA staff members across the country went out into their local communities today in a different way to give back for #WorldIBDDay. Check out all of the action here! #CCFAinAction #WorldIBDDay 2016 More than 200 CCFA staff members across the country went out into their local communities today in a different way to give back for #WorldIBDDay. Check out all of the action here! #CCFAinAction
"20.05.2016 15:15:46" Timeline Photos Did you know that approximately three-quarters of all patients with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (severe inflammation and scarring in the bile ducts) have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, but not all IBD patients have PSC? For more information
"19.05.2016 22:57:09" More than 200 CCFA staff members across the country went out into their local communities today in a different way to give back for #WorldIBDDay. Check out all of the action here! #CCFAinAction #WorldIBDDay 2016 More than 200 CCFA staff members across the country went out into their local communities today in a different way to give back for #WorldIBDDay. Check out all of the action here! #CCFAinAction
"19.05.2016 17:37:19" huffingtonpost.com IBD Is More Than 'Just a Bathroom Disease' When people think of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, they usually think, "it's just a bathroom disease" or "it's just a bad stomach ache." What t... "May 19 is acknowledged around the globe as World IBD Day - a day to raise awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and help educate the public about how debilitating these incurable digestive diseases can be. It's a day to not only explain
"19.05.2016 16:15:36" Timeline Photos An estimated 5 million people worldwide live with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Educate someone during #WorldIBDDay about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis by sharing this infographic. #CCFAinAction #UnitedWeStand2016
"19.05.2016 15:42:43" More than 200 CCFA staff members across the country went out into their local communities today in a different way to give back for #WorldIBDDay. Check out all of the action here! #CCFAinAction #WorldIBDDay 2016 More than 200 CCFA staff members across the country went out into their local communities today in a different way to give back for #WorldIBDDay. Check out all of the action here! #CCFAinAction
"19.05.2016 15:09:02" Today, CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter is holding a blood drive as part of #CCFAinAction. Want to know why donating blood is so important on #WorldIBDDay? Check out this video.
"19.05.2016 13:05:30" Timeline Photos Today is World IBD Day! CCFA staff from across the country will be performing acts of service today. Join us- take the World IBD Day Volunteer Pledge, join the conversation online, or follow the action live on social media! #CCFAinAction is sponsored by
"18.05.2016 19:55:23" Timeline Photos Tomorrow is #WorldIBDDay! Help raise global awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis by changing your profile photo with our Twibbon. http://ow.ly/4ncXAL #CCFAinAction #UnitedWeStand2016
"18.05.2016 12:02:30" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! Dr. Emmanuelle Williams of Temple University Hospital of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center will discuss extraintestinal complications of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis from 5-6PM EST. Leave your questions below as
"17.05.2016 23:00:00" secure3.convio.net Donate to CCFA today Make a tax-deductible gift to CCFA to support vital IBD research, as well as programs that help people struggling with #Crohns and #colitis today. Donate now: http://bit.ly/1I8naM8 #WorldIBDDay is in two days! How will you help raise awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis? Consider joining your local chapter or making a donation to help CCFA take action where it counts—like advocating on behalf of patients and finding
"17.05.2016 14:20:35" Timeline Photos Are you a Crohn's or ulcerative colitis patient experiencing bone loss? You aren't alone. Bone loss in IBD patients can occur as a result of chronic inflammation and/or with the use of steroids. May is Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month – learn
"16.05.2016 19:45:33" youtube.com Health Maintenance for IBD Patients Learn 19 helpful tips to manage your inflammatory bowel disease and stay healthy. This resource was supported through a sponsorship from Takeda. Check out our video of 19 helpful tips to manage your inflammatory bowel disease and stay healthy. http://ow.ly/ZlV5n
"16.05.2016 15:15:44" Timeline Photos Make sure you do something. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UC
"15.05.2016 17:50:20" Timeline Photos Purple combines the calmness of blue and fierceness of red. It is considered the most powerful wavelength of the rainbow. In the IBD community, purple represents hope and strength. What does purple mean to you? www.ccfa.org/WorldIBDDay/ #WorldIBDDay
"14.05.2016 19:15:32" Timeline Photos Are you one of the 15 million Americans with a food allergy? Neither Crohn's disease nor ulcerative colitis is caused by a food allergy, yet some people with IBD may also have food allergies or intolerance. The most common foods causing an allergic
"13.05.2016 15:05:45" Timeline Photos Did you know that 25-40 percent of patients with IBD experience complications outside of the GI tract? Tune in to our Facebook chat next week to learn more: http://ow.ly/ZtVTC #IBDFactFriday
"12.05.2016 21:45:31" Timeline Photos Change your profile photo for #WorldIBDDay! Join our Twibbon and help raise global awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. http://ow.ly/4ncWDV #CCFAinAction #UnitedWeStand2016
"12.05.2016 20:53:04" 2016 IBD Day on the Hill
"12.05.2016 16:24:27" Lunch briefing during #IBDinDC
"12.05.2016 14:25:18" Timeline Photos Today's the day! This group of IBD advocates will walk the halls of Congress to urge our legislators to stand up for patients' access to treatments and to join the Congressional Crohn's & Colitis Caucus. You can follow the action along online using the
"11.05.2016 20:15:32" Timeline Photos Join CCFA, Dr. Peter Higgins of the University of Michigan, and Crohn's patient Carly Medosch on May 20 from 4-5 p.m. EST for a Twitter chat about IBD & clinical trials! Clinical trials are essential for the creation and approval of medication options for
"11.05.2016 20:02:45" What's on the treatment horizon for IBD?
"11.05.2016 14:05:41" Timeline Photos Today, more than 100 IBD advocates will travel to Washington, D.C. to spend two days learning about advocacy and meeting with federal legislators to stand up for the needs of patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Can't make it to
"10.05.2016 18:10:34" Timeline Photos Susanna is a mom of two, living with Crohn's disease. "Taking a look back on my IBD journey it started in the summer of 2009. My husband Don was deployed in Iraq, his third deployment for an entire year. The kids and I had just moved from living overseas
"09.05.2016 19:45:33" Timeline Photos On May 19, more than 200 CCFA staff members will give back to their local communities through service activities. Join us by taking the #WorldIBDDay Volunteer Pledge. #CCFAinAction is sponsored by Prometheus Therapeutics & Diagnostics, a Nestle Health
"09.05.2016 15:10:35" Timeline Photos Tag a nurse who has had a positive impact on your life. #MotivationMonday
"08.05.2016 16:40:17" Timeline Photos Happy Mother's Day to all the incredible moms out there! Check out this great piece from The Mighty to moms of IBD patients: http://ow.ly/4nvAhO
"07.05.2016 20:06:00" nbcdfw.com Dallas Family Using Toilet Humor to Fight Disease One Lake Highlands family wanted to raise awareness for Crohn's disease and colitis, so they turned to their neighbors and a pink toilet. What a creative way of raising awareness of IBD!
"07.05.2016 14:20:23" Timeline Photos One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their life. Up to 20 percent of people with IBD experience skin complications from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, including certain skin cancers. Patients on immunosuppressive medications may have
"06.05.2016 19:05:35" Timeline Photos Behind every great doctor is an equally amazing nurse. Nurses' impacts on the lives of patients are numerous. Their compassion, professionalism, and commitment to their patients' care is immeasurable. Take a moment this week to thank a special nurse in
"06.05.2016 13:45:39" Timeline Photos Did you know the highest incidence rate of Crohn's disease is in Canada? For more information about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, contact the IBD Help Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-694-8872. #IBDFactFriday
"05.05.2016 18:40:27" Timeline Photos One day. Forty countries. Five million affected by Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Join us on May 19 for #WorldIBDDay. www.ccfa.org/WorldIBDDay/ #CCFAinAction #UnitedWeStand2016
"05.05.2016 14:50:28" Timeline Photos Join us on May 18 for our next Facebook Live chat! Dr. Emmanuelle Williams of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center will discuss extraintestinal complications of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis from 5-6PM EST. Check out our Facebook event for
"04.05.2016 15:02:36" Timeline Photos What is your favorite physical activity/exercise? Research shows that for most Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients, moderate, low-impact exercise can lead to good health and can help in minimizing extraintestinal symptoms of IBD. It can also
"03.05.2016 18:45:47" Timeline Photos Children and adolescents diagnosed with #Crohns disease frequently have growth problems. Boys with Crohn's disease more commonly develop growth problems than girls, but we don't know why.
The #GrowthStudy is enrolling boys (ages 8-15 years) and girls
"03.05.2016 14:31:46" Timeline Photos Meet Christina, an #honoredhero in San Fran. " I had just turned 17 and the diagnosis was a huge shock because I was the most active and healthy person. I had never even been on an antibiotic in my life! The disease was aggressive, and in no time I was
"02.05.2016 23:00:00" secure3.convio.net Donate to CCFA today Make a tax-deductible gift to CCFA to support vital IBD research, as well as programs that help people struggling with #Crohns and #colitis today. Donate now: http://bit.ly/1I8naM8 Aaron Blocker suffers from a rare condition called Avascular Necrosis (or “bone death”)—He developed it when one of his medications caused the tissue in his hip bones to die from a lack of blood supply.
Aaron's story is yet another example of how
"02.05.2016 14:45:40" Timeline Photos Surround yourself with support. Join CCFA's May Online Support group beginning TOMORROW at 8:30 PM EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views, hear
"02.05.2016 13:45:59" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo
"01.05.2016 19:50:22" Timeline Photos Have you experienced joint pain in your life with IBD? If so, you aren't alone. Arthritis is the most common extraintestinal complication of IBD, affecting as many as 30% of patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. May is National Arthritis
"30.04.2016 18:31:06" Timeline Photos We're baaack! We will Take Steps in more than 120 communities across the country this year. Have you registered to #walkforcures?
"29.04.2016 17:57:10" The Mighty "What exactly is sick supposed to look like anyway?" "What exactly is sick supposed to look like anyway?"
"29.04.2016 13:45:43" Timeline Photos Did you know African Americans and Hispanics with IBD have a higher incidence of certain extraintestinal complications? For more information about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, contact the IBD Help Center at email@example.com or 888-694-8872.
"28.04.2016 17:44:15" healthcentral.com "I have Crohn's, but Crohn's doesn't have me." - Stephanie's Story |... Stories have the power to change lives and perspectives about health conditions. This is one of those stories that personally impacted me.... Check out this great HealthCentral piece fromTeam Challenge alumnus Stephanie about how her friends, family, and CCFA helped her in her journey with Crohn's disease. http://ow.ly/ZlXcM
"27.04.2016 14:55:31" Timeline Photos We all love our moms- they play a critical role in nurturing and helping us grow and thrive from infancy through adulthood. How has your mom supported you in your journey with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Your response may be used in a post on
"27.04.2016 14:50:38" Timeline Photos If you have Crohn's disease, you may qualify for a medical research study. Each individual will be evaluated to determine his or her eligibility. Among other criteria, participants must have moderately to severely active Crohn's disease and have
"26.04.2016 14:50:38" Timeline Photos Meet Lisa, who races in honor of her son. What's your "why?" Join the #TeamChallenge family in the fight against IBD today! http://bit.ly/1C5hYGF
"25.04.2016 15:55:43" Timeline Photos Master your fear. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UC
"24.04.2016 18:55:18" themighty.com So You Just Got an Ileostomy: 6 Unconventional Steps to the Next Chapter "Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make like a phoenix and rise from the ashes." Check out this piece from Jessica, a medical school student and ulcerative colitis patient, offering some advice for patients recovering after ileostomy surgery. http://ow.ly/ZlRn4
"23.04.2016 19:31:04" Timeline Photos We're Taking Steps to make your event experience better! New in 2016 - all walk sites will have properly labeled IBD-friendly foods. While diet doesn't trigger IBD, certain foods can aggravate symptoms. Look for our IBD-Friendly labels at your local walk
"22.04.2016 21:10:31" Timeline Photos Tonight marks the start of Passover. We wish all who celebrate a very happy and meaningful holiday!
"22.04.2016 13:50:39" Timeline Photos Did you know that having a first-degree relative with IBD increases your risk of developing it? For more information about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, contact the IBD Help Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-694-8872. #IBDFactFriday
"21.04.2016 15:50:45" Timeline Photos If you have Crohn's disease, you may qualify for a medical research study. Each individual will be evaluated to determine his or her eligibility. Among other criteria, participants must have moderately to severely active Crohn's disease and have
"20.04.2016 12:02:47" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! Dr. Adam C. Ehrlich of Temple University Hospital will be discussing the potential benefits and side effects and risks of IBD medications from 5-6PM EST. Leave your questions below as a comment on this post and Dr. Ehrlich will be
"19.04.2016 20:55:25" Timeline Photos The Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon is sold out to the public, but you can still get in with #TeamChallenge! Conquer IBD in wine country & enjoy this unique vineyard course with wine stops during the race! http://bit.ly/1C5hYGF
"19.04.2016 14:25:23" Timeline Photos Attention Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC residents: do you have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Participate in a focus group to help us better understand knowledge of clinical trials for these diseases from a patient perspective! Focus
"18.04.2016 19:25:14" Timeline Photos CCFA is one of six percent of charities evaluated by Charity Navigator to receive a four-star ranking five years in a row. We are incredibly proud of this designation and the work that we're doing to support our patients!
"18.04.2016 17:20:10" World IBD Day 2016 World IBD Day 2016 More than 5 million people live with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis worldwide. Every year on May 19, we observe World IBD Day as a day to raise awareness of these diseases. Check back in this event to find out how you can get involved in raising
"18.04.2016 14:50:41" Timeline Photos Rise with the sun. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UC
"17.04.2016 22:40:25" Timeline Photos Tomorrow is your LAST CHANCE to get the new #GutItOut design from Jake Diekman & Athletes Brand! Each purchase helps support CCFA's mission-critical programs and research. Buy now before it's gone: AthletesBrand.com/Jake
"17.04.2016 16:45:33" Timeline Photos Growth impairment is more common in boys with #Crohns disease than girls. The #GrowthStudy is investigating why this sex difference exists to better understand the underlying causes of growth impairment. We are enrolling boys between the ages of 8-15 and
"16.04.2016 17:31:10" Timeline Photos Increase your own impact by asking your company to join your walk team or match your fundraising. There are many ways a business can get involved. Learn more at www.cctakesteps.org/partnership
"15.04.2016 14:50:37" Timeline Photos Did you know that disease of the small intestine was originally considered intestinal tuberculosis? To learn more about Crohn's disease & ulcerative colitis,contact the IBD Help Center at email@example.com or 888-694-8872. #IBDFactFriday
"14.04.2016 23:00:00" secure3.convio.net Curing IBD takes guts Join us as a Friends with Guts member today! With a monthly gift of just $5, you'll help fund vital IBD research and support programs at CCFA while receiving exclusive member benefits all year long. Join now: http://bit.ly/1b62uqm All it takes to become a Friends with Guts monthly donor is $5. Join now to receive all the membership benefits in 2016! http://bit.ly/1VS7HFM
You'll provide ongoing support to critical IBD research and support programs at CCFA.
"14.04.2016 14:50:38" youtube.com CCFA's Team Challenge New Orleans Team Challenge NOLA #tcnola New Orleans Long Island Crohns & Colitis Check out this great video from the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Half Marathon by Jon, a 7-time Team Challenge alumni who's raised over $75,000 so far! http://ow.ly/ZlQfU
"13.04.2016 19:35:23" Timeline Photos "[The diet] study shows how powerful the patient voice is. We can all have an impact on IBD research if we use our voices. I hope that more patients will become a part of CCFA Partners so that more data can be collected, and more questions can be
"13.04.2016 14:45:38" Timeline Photos If you have Crohn's disease, you may qualify for a medical research study. Each individual will be evaluated to determine his or her eligibility. Among other criteria, participants must have moderately to severely active Crohn's disease and have
"12.04.2016 23:00:00" secure3.convio.net Curing IBD takes guts Join us as a Friends with Guts member today! With a monthly gift of just $5, you'll help fund vital IBD research and support programs at CCFA while receiving exclusive member benefits all year long. Join now: http://bit.ly/1b62uqm Four reasons to become a Friends with Guts monthly donor:
1. It fuels ongoing IBD research and prevents gaps in funding
2. It maximizes your impact by reducing administrative costs
3. It's easy—as your gift is automatically processed
4. It's affordable -
"12.04.2016 14:50:43" Timeline Photos We love this new #GutItOut design from Jake Diekman & Athletes Brand (pictured on CCFA's President & CEO Michael Osso)! Each purchase helps support CCFA's mission-critical programs and research. Buy now through April 18th at AthletesBrand.com/Jake
"11.04.2016 18:02:53" Timeline Photos Did you know that having a pet as a child helps you develop a stronger immune system? Pets boast numerous health benefits in addition to being adorable companions. Show us your pet for National Pet Day! Post a photo as a comment using the hashtag
"11.04.2016 14:45:45" Timeline Photos Find your star. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UC
"10.04.2016 18:45:31" Timeline Photos The backbone of CCFA is our volunteers. Without them, our events wouldn't succeed, Camp Oasis wouldn't happen, and we wouldn't be close to finding cures for IBD. On National Volunteer Week, we thank YOU for all that you do to support patients living with
"09.04.2016 20:40:28" Timeline Photos Happy birthday to celebrity chef and ulcerative colitis patient Sunny Anderson! Thank you for your support and efforts to raise awareness of IBD and make the world more delicious.
"09.04.2016 15:55:30" Timeline Photos Have you registered to Take Steps? Your support is needed to continue fighting alongside our IBD patients. Cures are within our reach! www.cctakesteps.org
"08.04.2016 20:45:30" online.ccfa.org 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon: National Team - Crohn's & Colitis... The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is proud to partner with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Come experience beautiful... There's still time to join #TeamChallenge for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Register before 5 p.m. EST on April 11 to join this AMAZING team! http://online.ccfa.org/site/TR?fr_id=6258&pg=entry
"08.04.2016 13:38:39" Timeline Photos Did you know in 2015, over 1,100 campers/leaders in training participated in 12 camps around the country served with the help of more than 400 volunteer counselors and medical staff? It's not too late to apply for the 2016 Camp Oasis season- apply now:
"07.04.2016 21:00:00" secure3.convio.net Curing IBD takes guts Join us as a Friends with Guts member today! With a monthly gift of just $5, you'll help fund vital IBD research and support programs at CCFA while receiving exclusive member benefits all year long. Join now: http://bit.ly/1b62uqm We need 200 new Friends with Guts members—one for every gene associated with IBD. Please join today. Your monthly support will help sustain critical research at CCFA, including our Microbiome, Genetics, & Pediatric Initiatives. Join now:
"07.04.2016 13:34:37" huffingtonpost.com Can Diet Help Manage IBD Symptoms? "Is there an IBD diet I should follow?" This is a question often asked by patients living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis to their health ca... Can diet help mange IBD symptoms? CCFA is working to find out!
"06.04.2016 20:31:21" Timeline Photos Join us on April 20 for our next Facebook Live chat! Dr. Adam Ehrlich of Temple University Hospital will discuss the potential benefits and side effects and risks of IBD medications from 5-6PM EST. Check out our Facebook event for more details:
"06.04.2016 17:10:08" empr.com New Biosimilar Inflectra Gets FDA Approval The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb; Celltrion) for injection, a biosimilar to Remicade (infliximab; Janssen). U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves infliximab biosimilar for use in #IBD patients.
"06.04.2016 15:35:35" Timeline Photos Why do you walk? Whether it's because of the health benefits or to raise awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, sign up for a Take Steps community walk and get out and walk today! www.cctakesteps.org #NationalWalkingDay
"05.04.2016 19:31:40" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready! As an IBD patient, Mike is an outspoken advocate for patients living with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis and is dedicated to CCFA's mission to find cures for IBD and improve the quality of life for
"05.04.2016 13:40:33" Timeline Photos In 2016 we'll be in 18 cities across the country! We'll be announcing dates soon. Don't see your city? You can Ride Where You Live - visit spin4.org for more information.
"04.04.2016 18:02:44" Timeline Photos What better way to kick off the start of baseball season then with a BRAND NEW #GutItOut tee-shirt design! Check out the new shirt from Jake Diekman & Athletes Brand- available now through April 18th. AthletesBrand.com/Jake
"04.04.2016 14:25:30" Timeline Photos Surround yourself with support. Sign up for CCFA's next Online Support Group, beginning April 6 at 8:30 PM EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their
"03.04.2016 18:25:19" Timeline Photos The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has designated April as National Minority Health Month. Although IBD can affect people of any racial or ethnic group, some research suggests there may be differences in symptoms, location of disease, and
"02.04.2016 16:31:19" Timeline Photos #Crohns disease can impair growth in children and adolescents. The #GrowthStudy is enrolling boys between the ages of 8-15 and girls between the ages of 7-13 years, diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, to better understand why this occurs. We hope the Growth
"01.04.2016 18:19:54" Timeline Photos April is IBS Awareness Month. Although irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can produce similar symptoms, they ARE NOT the same condition. IBS is a functional bowel disorder that doesn't cause lasting damage. IBD is a
"01.04.2016 13:15:42" Timeline Photos This is no joke - sign up with #TeamChallenge for the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon or the GunBunFunRun 5k TODAY for only $1! Offer good until 11:59 p.m. tonight. Use discount code ONEDOLLAR to register! http://ow.ly/103hW5
"31.03.2016 23:35:25" Timeline Photos Thank you to everyone who helped us #TurnFBOrange! Because of you, we were able to reach more patients, supporters, and caregivers, and further raise awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. If you aren't involved in some of CCFA's programs,
"31.03.2016 17:45:35" Timeline Photos One dollar can't buy much but it can buy you entry to the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon or GunBunFunRun 5K with Team Challenge! Offer good until 11:59 p.m., April 1, 2016. Use discount code ONEDOLLAR to register! http://ow.ly/103hW5
"31.03.2016 14:03:16" www.youtube.com Pathways to Cures: Game-changing IBD Research Researchers studying data from tens of thousands of inflammatory bowel disease patients have solved a major mystery in the treatment of Crohn's... It's no longer a matter of IF, it's only a matter of WHEN we will find cures. Our fundraising efforts keep these scientists in the labs, developing new therapies for our patients. Be a part of the solution for our patients. #takestepsconnect
"30.03.2016 14:05:50" Timeline Photos Happy National Doctors’ Day! Thank the healthcare providers in your life for supporting you in your journey with IBD by tagging them in this poem from CCFA & The Great Bowel Movement - Awareness for Crohn's & Colitis.
"30.03.2016 00:01:51" EXPERT RESPONSE: "CRC risk applies to patients with active or inactive IBD. CRC risk also depends on the length of time a person has had IBD, as well as the condition of the colon. That is why it's important to see your doctor for a routine colonoscopy
"29.03.2016 16:02:50" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo
"29.03.2016 12:02:37" Timeline Photos PATIENT QUESTION: "If I have IBD, how often should I be screened or get a colonoscopy?" Share any advice you have below and come back at 8PM EST to read what our experts had to say in response to this question.
"28.03.2016 19:03:11" Timeline Photos Are you an IBD patient or caregiver looking to help educate the IBD community and raise awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? Applications are due FRIDAY to join CCFA’s virtual Patient Education Advisory Committee and assist us in
"28.03.2016 14:15:51" Timeline Photos You have an extraordinary destiny. #MotivationMonday
"27.03.2016 16:02:32" Timeline Photos Happy Easter to those who celebrate!
"26.03.2016 22:01:45" Timeline Photos The Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon is sold out to the public, but you can still get guaranteed entry with #TeamChallenge! Time is running out--register today! http://bit.ly/1C5hYGF
"25.03.2016 13:15:51" Timeline Photos Did you know the annual financial burden of IBD in the United States may be more than $31 billion? Learn more: http://ow.ly/XgGuy #IBDFactFriday
"24.03.2016 18:10:00" ccfa.org CCFA: First-Ever National Study of Dietary Interventions to Treat Crohn's Disease Receives Funding The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today that it was awarded $2.5 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the effectiveness of the specific carbohydrate diet and Mediterranean-style diet to Citizen science at work! Thanks to a patient-generated question through CCFA Partners, CCFA has received funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study the role of diet in IBD symptom management. Data yielded through this study
"24.03.2016 14:25:31" Timeline Photos Has your gastroenterologist ever told you to get a tuberculosis (TB) test? Chances are if you are on a biologic, they have. While there is no known connection between IBD and TB, biologic medications can increase the risk of re-activating TB for those who
"23.03.2016 12:02:57" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! Dr. Alyssa Parian of Johns Hopkins Hospital will be discussing IBD and colorectal cancer from 5-6 P.M. EST. Leave your questions as a comment on this post and Dr. Parian will be here at 5PM to answer your questions on the topic.
"22.03.2016 15:15:57" accessbettercoverage.org Access Better Coverage Access Better Coverage is an educational resource designed to help consumers understand the ABCs of health coverage and access to prescription... Tomorrow marks six years since President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) signed into law, changing the lives of patients with chronic illnesses like Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Learn the ABC's of health coverage and
"21.03.2016 18:45:01" Timeline Photos Thank you Ben Simmoneau, Rosanna Scotto Fox 5, Juliet Huddy TV, Mike Woods, Michael Gargiulo, Chris Wragge, & Kori Chambers for helping #TurnFBOrange on TV this morning! There's just over a week left to help us bring more awareness to CCFA, its programs,
"21.03.2016 13:31:27" Timeline Photos Be an advocate. Share your story. #MotivationMonday
"20.03.2016 17:15:35" butyoudontlooksick.com The Spoon Theory written by Christine Miserandino - But You Dont Look... Please take the time to read Christine Miserandino’s personal story and analogy of what it is like to live with sickness or disability. Click HERE... How many spoons do you have? http://ow.ly/XgFNg
"19.03.2016 18:02:24" Timeline Photos Meet Levi, an #honoredhero from Utica. Levi's doctors had been "watching" for Crohn's Disease since his fist fistula surgery at one and a half years old. Over 8 years he had multiple fistulotomies, colonoscopies, scans and testing as the fistulas kept
"18.03.2016 13:45:48" Timeline Photos Did you know African Americans are more likely to have disease in the colon or upper GI tract? Learn more: http://ow.ly/XgFld #IBDFactFriday
"17.03.2016 16:16:06" Timeline Photos Happy St. Patrick's Day!
"16.03.2016 13:45:43" Timeline Photos In 2015, Heidi participated in #spin4 for her husband. Come #spin4 someone you love in 2016! www.spin4.org
"15.03.2016 19:31:43" youtube.com Helpful Tips on Nutrition & IBD People with IBD may have difficulty maintaining healthy nutrition for a variety of reasons, including disease symptoms, complications, and medication. Learn more about IBD, diet, and nutrition in our new video. http://ow.ly/XgFdb
"15.03.2016 14:50:43" Timeline Photos We love seeing all this orange! We are raising awareness of our critical programs and the support CCFA provides IBD patients and loved ones. Join us and change your profile photo to show your support. We have images for patients, caregivers, doctors,
"14.03.2016 14:15:55" Timeline Photos Are you your worst enemy or best friend? #MotivationMonday
"13.03.2016 18:20:34" Timeline Photos Patient safety is incredibly important for those living with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Ensure your patient safety during Patient Safety Awareness Week by learning all you can about IBD, asking your provider questions, clarifying information you
"12.03.2016 18:15:38" Timeline Photos What's the craziest piece of "advice" you've received to help cope with having IBD? (Cartoon by Robot Hugs)
"11.03.2016 20:45:30" Timeline Photos Today's #FeelBetterFriday goes out to Aaron. Aaron was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2009 at age 17. He was put on steroids and his doctors found that the tissue in his hip bones died due to a lack of blood supply. This condition, called Avascular
"11.03.2016 16:03:16" Timeline Photos Did you know that certain environmental factors may put you at greater risk for developing IBD? Check out our IBD fact book to learn more: http://ow.ly/XgEou #IBDFactFriday
"10.03.2016 21:10:30" Timeline Photos Are you an IBD patient or caregiver looking to help educate the IBD community and raise awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? Apply to join CCFA’s virtual Patient Education Advisory Committee and assist us in developing and reviewing new
"10.03.2016 15:35:36" Timeline Photos It's National Kidney Month- have you experienced any kidney complications from Crohn's or ulcerative colitis? The kidneys filter the body's blood supply and eliminate waste through urine. While serious kidney complications are rare in IBD, some patients
"10.03.2016 01:02:17" EXPERT ANSWER: "Medicine used to treat IBD can help reduce colonic inflammation and as indicated earlier, less microscopic inflammation likely lowers the risk of developing colon cancer. So, taking your medicine as directed is important to reducing the
"09.03.2016 17:50:51" The Immune Response in IBD Nearly 50 million Americans live with an autoimmune disease, like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. In some patients with IBD, the immune system reacts to bacteria in a way that can do harm, causing inflammation and ulceration of the digestive tract
"09.03.2016 14:04:24" Timeline Photos PATIENT QUESTION: "If I take my medicine as directed will I be less likely to develop colon cancer?" Share any advice you have below and come back at 8PM EST to read what our experts had to say in response to this question.
"08.03.2016 16:16:16" Timeline Photos This month we are encouraging our participants to #TakeAction in the fight against IBD. If you haven't registered your team for 2016, what are you waiting for? Fall registration is already open. #takestepsconnect #walkwednesday http://bit.ly/1O2CNZg
"07.03.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Are you committed to helping find cures for IBD? Become a CCFA member today, and support the research that is getting us closer (including our groundbreaking Microbiome, Genetics, & Pediatric Initiatives). Join now: http://bit.ly/1TsP7UP
"07.03.2016 18:45:58" Timeline Photos Have you helped us #TurnFBOrange? Just change your profile photo to one of our images. Show your support as a patient, caregiver, supporter, doctor, nurse, participant and more! All it takes is a quick download from our website. http://ow.ly/YqEyb
"07.03.2016 15:46:03" Timeline Photos What direction are you moving in? #MotivationMonday
"06.03.2016 20:25:36" girlswithguts.org Your Stories: Stella Swoon – Pinup Model First of all, let me say what an honor it is to speak on behalf of all of my hardcore femmes with IBD out there. When I had my first surgery, I... Check out Stella Swoon's journey with ulcerative colitis and pinup. What an inspiration! http://ow.ly/Y0k1O
"05.03.2016 20:15:54" Timeline Photos How, when, and what we eat is important for everyone. But for IBD patients, maintaining a healthy diet can be difficult. During National Nutrition Month, learn about the impact of IBD on diet and nutrition, ways to eat well, stay healthy, and how to
"04.03.2016 22:02:22" Timeline Photos CCFA staff and volunteers spent the day working on Advocacy planning and training. Advocacy is important to the work we do at CCFA. Our advocates are not only patients, but family members, friends, caregivers, and doctors who want to make their voices
"04.03.2016 17:05:23" youtube.com What to Know About IBD Do you and your loved ones know your IBD basics? Check out our new video and test your knowledge. http://ow.ly/XgDBg #IBDFactFriday
"03.03.2016 23:01:14" Timeline Photos Are you a member of CCFA Partners? Today, our chapter presidents got to hear from a panel of patients and researchers involved with the research initiative about why they should enroll and how they can make a difference in IBD research. Enroll today at
"03.03.2016 15:46:03" Timeline Photos Take Steps guarantees that 80 cents of every dollar we fundraise directly impacts our mission to find cures for our patients. Where will you Take Steps this spring? http://bit.ly/1QqMx0r
"02.03.2016 16:32:22" Timeline Photos Join us on March 23 for our next Facebook Live chat! In observance of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Alyssa Parian of Johns Hopkins Hospital will discuss the link between colon and rectal cancer and IBD, and colon and rectal cancer prevention from
"01.03.2016 19:55:43" Timeline Photos Today marks the beginning of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. People with inflammatory bowel diseases involving the colon are at an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer compared to the general population. Despite the increased risk, not every
"01.03.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Now is the perfect time to join CCFA. A gift of just $30 makes you a member and gets you access to all the benefits in 2016, including our newest membership perk: Emmi, a series of interactive videos that explain the pros and cons of various treatment
"01.03.2016 14:40:53" Timeline Photos Help raise awareness of CCFA and its programs by turning Facebook Orange for the month of March! Participating is as simple as changing your Facebook profile picture – something you can do from the comfort of your couch! Whether you're a patient,
"29.02.2016 20:40:45" Timeline Photos We can't believe tomorrow is March already! Help CCFA #TurnFBOrange for the month of March and spread awareness about CCFA, its programs, and the critical support it provides IBD patients and their loved ones. Participating is as simple as changing your
"29.02.2016 15:16:20" Timeline Photos Happy Leap Day! Take a running leap toward your success today. #MotivationMonday
"28.02.2016 21:27:20" storify.com Team Challenge New Orleans (with images, tweets) · CCFA On February 28, 2016, 335 Team Challenge runners and walkers hit the streets of New Orleans to complete 13.1 miles in the New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay and 10K. Combined, these participants raised over $1.2 million to bring us Congratulations to the #TCNOLA finishers- these 335 individuals ran/walked nearly 4,400 collective miles today in the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon to help find cures for #IBD! Having #FOMO? See all of the action from the last two days
"28.02.2016 11:53:15" Timeline Photos Good luck to the 335 Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis runners and walkers participating in the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon today! Combined, they raised over $1.2 million to help bring us closer to finding better treatments and
"27.02.2016 20:02:49" cosmopolitan.com How I Learned to Date With a Chronic Illness It's hard to be available when your body can betray you at any time. Dating while having a chronic illness can be difficult. Check out this patient's perspective on how she learned to date with her illness. http://ow.ly/XgCKs
"26.02.2016 16:32:29" Timeline Photos Did you know that when IBD is diagnosed in childhood, it can follow a more severe course and, in some, cause growth failure? For more information on IBD in children & teens, visit http://www.justlikemeibd.org/ #IBDFactFriday
"25.02.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Through their years with IBD, Jill and Jamie have been more than twin sisters. They’ve been each other’s best friends, staunch allies, and patient advocates. Together, we can be there for people like them all across the country. http://bit.ly/1TsP7UP
"25.02.2016 15:16:14" colitisninja.com Be Part of Finding a Cure! Do you have Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis or indeterminate colitis? Would you like to see a cure for Inflammatory Bowel Disease? How would... IBD Plexus, CCFA's newest research initiative, will bring together 40,000 IBD patients, researchers, and healthcare providers to create the world's largest registry of IBD patients of all ages and transform how IBD research is being conducted. Check out
"24.02.2016 13:03:45" Timeline Photos TODAY IS FACEBOOK LIVE! Dr. Frank Scott of the University of Colorado School of Medicine will be discussing IBD research from 8-9 P.M. EST. Leave your questions as a comment on this post and Dr. Scott will be here at 8PM to answer your questions on the
"23.02.2016 16:11:07" Timeline Photos With more than 1,000 grants awarded CCFA has played a role in every major scientific breakthrough in IBD, from generating data that led to new therapies to the discovery of the first gene for Crohn's disease. Funds raised through Take Steps was a part of
"22.02.2016 19:20:49" Timeline Photos Help CCFA #TurnFBOrange for the month of March! We’re trying to spread the word about CCFA, its programs, and the critical support it provides IBD patients and their loved ones. Participating is as simple as changing your Facebook profile picture –
"22.02.2016 15:22:39" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo Help raise awareness of CCFA, Take Steps, & Team Challenge by turning Facebook Orange for the month of March! Visit http://www.ccfa.org/turn-facebook-orange.html for more information. #TurnFBOrange
"22.02.2016 15:04:46" Timeline Photos Love and be loved. #MotivationMonday
"21.02.2016 19:15:46" broadly.vice.com Meet the Activist and Model Fighting the Stigma Against Crohn's | Broadly Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the bowels, and many who suffer from the condition are reluctant to speak about it openly. With her... Jessica Grossman of Uncover Ostomy is on a mission to combat the stigma surrounding IBD and ostomies. Check out this great feature about her from Broadly. http://ow.ly/Wsujf
"20.02.2016 20:03:07" Timeline Photos Are you one of the 14,000 citizen scientists enrolled in CCFA Partners? If not, sign up today to help bring us closer to finding cures for IBD! www.ccfapartners.org
"19.02.2016 16:25:41" Timeline Photos Did you know there are five main classes of medication used to treat IBD? Learn more about IBD medications: http://ow.ly/XgBGi #IBDFactFriday
"18.02.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Jill and Jamie have been battling IBD since their early 20’s. Over the years, they’ve watched each other weather all the ups and downs (severe flares, surgeries, hospitalizations, etc.). If you know someone like them who struggles with IBD, then you
"18.02.2016 17:05:07" Timeline Photos Meet Jenna, an #honoredhero from Rochester, MN. Jenna and her two brothers were all diagnosed over 12 years with Crohn's disease. Jenna and her family made the hard realization that it’s not just the patient but also their family, loved ones, and
"17.02.2016 15:46:08" youtube.com Webinar: Being Intimate with IBD This webinar recounts personal experiences from panel members and specialists who further elaborate and give advice on topics including how IBD... Navigating physical and emotional relationships while having Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis can be complicated. Check out this webinar created by members of CCFA's National Council of College Leaders elaborating on issues related to intimacy and
"16.02.2016 15:16:24" Timeline Photos Are you interested in joining the #spin4 planning committee in your city? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details!
"15.02.2016 16:32:22" Timeline Photos Did you know former President Dwight Eisenhower had Crohn's disease? #PresidentsDay #MotivationMonday
"14.02.2016 17:03:38" Timeline Photos To all of our supporters and their loved ones, CCFA wishes you a very Happy Valentine's Day! Don't forget to tell someone special you love them by sending one of our CCFA/Colitis Ninja IBD Valentine's cards. http://www.ccfa.org/valentine.html
"13.02.2016 18:32:01" Timeline Photos Meet CCFA's National Council of College Leaders! These 20 students are working to raise awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis on college campuses nationwide. http://ow.ly/XgAOE
"12.02.2016 15:46:27" Timeline Photos Did you know that, while IBD is most frequently diagnosed between the ages of 15-35, there are many cases diagnosed in patients 60 and older. Learn more about IBD in older adults: http://www.ccfa.org/assets/pdfs/olderadults.pdf #IBDFactFriday
"11.02.2016 19:43:53" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo
"11.02.2016 14:35:45" Timeline Photos Join us on February 24 for our next Facebook Live chat! Dr. Frank I. Scott of the University of Colorado School of Medicine will be discussing IBD research findings, progress, and what it means for patients and their loved ones from 8-9PM EST. Check
"10.02.2016 16:46:36" Timeline Photos We had 40,000 people Take Steps with us in 2015. Who thinks we can make it 50,000 in 2016? #takestepsconnect http://bit.ly/1O2CNZg
"09.02.2016 19:46:12" Timeline Photos Save the Date! Join CCFA on February 17 from 1-2 PM EST for a Twitter chat on IBD and relationships. We will be joined by IBD patient Kirbi Fagan, her fiance Evan Hulscher, and Sofia Rivkin-Haas, LMSW, of New York-Presbyterian's Center for Advanced D
"09.02.2016 15:32:25" Timeline Photos Don't forget- we are teaming up with Amber from Colitis Ninja to celebrate Valentine's Day! Download one of our IBD Valentine's cards and send it to a loved one who has IBD or who has supported you in your journey with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis.
"08.02.2016 20:25:27" youtube.com Today, I'm Brave - Rocio For Rocio, bravery means living with Crohn’s disease – a chronic auto–immune digestive disease with no known cure. She refuses to let this... Team Challenge alum Rocio joined the Today, I'm Brave movement and shared her story with Crohn's. We love her bravery!
"08.02.2016 14:32:05" Timeline Photos Love yourself. #MotivationMonday
"07.02.2016 21:02:33" Timeline Photos Looking to connect with others who have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Join the CCFA Community website! You can share personal stories, join an online support group, ask experts questions, and more. www.ccfacommunity.org
"07.02.2016 16:15:40" Timeline Photos We love seeing New York Yankees centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury in his navy #GutItOut shirt! Have you gotten yours yet? Limited edition shirt from Jake Diekman & Athlete’s Brand available only until tomorrow, February 8. https://AthletesBrand.com/Navy
"06.02.2016 20:15:56" Timeline Photos Rachael was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2014. She had a stricture and was living with anemia, weight loss, and other debilitating disease symptoms. However, that didn't stop her from chasing her goals. Last month, 15-year-old Rachael and her br
"05.02.2016 19:32:22" Timeline Photos Did you know that the Congressional Crohn's & Colitis Caucus now has 68 members from 24 states and D.C.? Thanks to your efforts during Awareness Week, seven new members joined the Caucus- Congressmen Don Beyer (D-VA-8), Ryan Costello (R-PA-6), Mark T
"05.02.2016 15:16:19" Timeline Photos We are teaming up with Amber from Colitis Ninja to celebrate Valentine's Day! Download one of our IBD Valentine's cards and send it to a loved one who has IBD or who has supported you in your journey with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis. http://www.ccf
"04.02.2016 17:04:52" Timeline Photos In 2015, more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States. Patients with IBD have a higher risk of developing some cancers, like colon and rectal cancer; however not every IBD patient will develop cancer. It is important
"03.02.2016 21:16:03" gitract.ccfa.org GI Tract Guide All information contained on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes. The information is not intended nor suited to be... Want to learn exactly how IBD affects our body? Check out our new interactive GI Tract Guide to see how Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, both in the gut and extra-intestinally. http://ow.ly/Rtb6n
"03.02.2016 14:46:02" Timeline Photos This family is amazing example of what it looks like to struggle with IBD and maintain a positive attitude and smiles on their faces, while supporting those they LOVE. They have been an integral part of the IBD community in Fort Wayne and continue to
"02.02.2016 20:21:14" Timeline Photos It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Irwin M. Rosenthal, one of the visionary co-founders of CCFA. Motivated by his wife Suzanne’s struggle with Crohn’s disease, Irwin, along with William and Shelby Modell, and Dr. Henry D. Janowi
"02.02.2016 14:35:34" Timeline Photos Check out the new limited edition #GutItOut shirt from Jake Diekman & Athletes Brand! Navy is available this week only, and proceeds from these shirts support CCFA’s mission and critical programs. Grab yours before they’re gone! https://AthletesBrand
"01.02.2016 20:25:15" Timeline Photos CCFA’s next Online Support Group will be taking place on Wednesday, February 3rd at 8:30 pm EST. This 4-week series consists of weekly 90-minute chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views, hear f
"01.02.2016 15:32:04" Timeline Photos Be your own butterfly. #MotivationMonday
"31.01.2016 20:35:24" buzzfeed.com 18 New Year's Resolutions You Won't Regret Making Make the best of each and every day in 2016. In addition to your IBD resolutions, have you made any of these general resolutions for 2016? http://ow.ly/WsuoA
"29.01.2016 18:45:36" nytimes.com Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments Such shortages are the new normal in American medicine. But the rationing that results has been largely hidden from patients and the public. Have you ever had your treatment changed because of drug rationing? Today's article from The New York Times about drug shortages shows lack of patient involvement in care decisions. This must change.
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"29.01.2016 15:50:51" Timeline Photos Did you know that as many as 70,000 new cases of IBD are diagnosed in the U.S. each year? #IBDFactFriday