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"28.03.2017 16:47:35" youtube.com Corticosteroids for IBD Corticosteroids are powerful and fast-acting anti-inflammatory drugs that have been frequently used in the treatment of acute flare-ups of IBD. Watch this vi... Corticosteroids are powerful and fast-acting anti-inflammatory drugs that have been frequently used in the treatment of acute flare-ups of IBD. These medications, which include prednisone, prednisolone, methylprednisolone,
and budesonide, affect the
"27.03.2017 16:24:59" Timeline Photos Keep trying. There's always tomorrow. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"26.03.2017 18:05:52" Timeline Photos Kaitlin has been living with Crohn's disease for 16 years. "If someone told me a year and half ago that this would be my life now, I would've thought they were crazy. Something as simple as having a job seemed so out of reach at many points in my life. It
"24.03.2017 21:00:00" secure3.convio.net Donate to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation today Make a gift in honor of our 50th anniversary and Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Will was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2005—and nine years later, with colorectal cancer. He underwent three surgeries over five months: a total colectomy to remove his colon, leaving him with an ostomy, and then two more operations to create a
"24.03.2017 18:37:19" Crohn's & Colitis Foundation URGENT ACTION NEEDED! The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote TODAY at 4 p.m. EST on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Call your House Representative NOW and ask them to VOTE NO to protect the prohibition on insurance lifetime limits!
"24.03.2017 18:00:26" Timeline Photos URGENT ACTION NEEDED! The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote TODAY at 4 p.m. EST on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Call your House Representative NOW and ask them to VOTE NO to protect the prohibition on insurance lifetime limits!
"23.03.2017 15:48:13" youtube.com Antibiotics for IBD Antibiotics are frequently used as a primary treatment approach primarily in Crohn's disease and with particular complications in IBD. Watch this video to le... Antibiotics, such as metronidazole and ciprofloxacin, are frequently used as a primary treatment approach primarily in Crohn's disease and with particular complications in IBD. Watch our new video to learn more.
Have questions about IBD treatments?
"22.03.2017 15:07:18" Timeline Photos The IBD Help Center is turning 10 this month! Join us in thanking Ayesha, Courtney, Kait, and Jackie, our amazing IBD Help Center staff, for the dedication and support they provide to the IBD community.
Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a
"21.03.2017 14:37:01" youtube.com Aminosalicylates for IBD Aminosalicylates are compounds that contain 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) and reduce inflammation in the lining of the intestine. Watch this video to learn m... Aminosalicylates are compounds that contain 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) and reduce inflammation in the lining of the intestine. These include aspirin-like compounds that contain 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), such as sulfasalazine, balsalazide,
"20.03.2017 15:03:07" Timeline Photos Be brave and blossom. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"19.03.2017 18:07:37" Timeline Photos Each year, thousands of volunteers put on their cheerful volunteer tee-shirts and support more than 40,000 patients and families at our walk events. If you are interested in volunteering, email email@example.com. http://bit.ly/2l5obk0
"18.03.2017 19:05:07" Timeline Photos Meet Clark and his mom Jill. Clark was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at just four years old, which left Jill feeling helpless until a doctor wrote a prescription for her- a prescription to join the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Since then, Jill has
"17.03.2017 16:05:01" Timeline Photos Happy St. Patrick's Day!
"16.03.2017 16:05:13" Timeline Photos We know that getting a colonoscopy isn't the most pleasant procedure, but it's a critically important one for IBD patients. In addition to monitoring IBD disease activity, colonoscopies are used to detect colorectal cancer or precancerous changes in the
"15.03.2017 17:35:03" Timeline Photos The House of Representatives is moving quickly in an effort to pass the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. As we review the many aspects of the American Health Care Act, our continued goal is to ensure that the health
"14.03.2017 15:07:02" Timeline Photos The Sherman Prize is accepting nominations of healthcare providers, medical researchers, public health advocates, and educators who are advancing patient care, medical research, public service, and professional/public education on behalf of people with
"13.03.2017 15:11:17" Timeline Photos Be courageous. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"12.03.2017 18:11:35" Timeline Photos We are inspired by our honored heroes. They demonstrate so much strength and courage when they choose to share their story for others. Join us and meet other patients following in a similar journey. http://bit.ly/2l5zsRh
"11.03.2017 19:10:06" http://m.rangers.mlb.com/news/article/217622048/ja... Jake Diekman's inspiring story beyond baseball SURPRISE, Ariz. -- At first chance, you look for hope. It is surprising how quickly the mind searches for it, how hungry the mind is for every inspiring sign. When the doctor first told us all that Elizabeth, our oldest daughter, had Crohn's disease, we Texas Rangers reliever Jake Diekman achieves dreams despite battle with colitis.
"10.03.2017 19:02:49" ibdnewstoday.com In Young Crohn's Patients, Genetic Signatures May Predict Future Complications A study reports that biological signatures in children newly diagnosed with Crohn's disease may predict those likely to develop serious complications. Check out this write up from IBD News Today about the findings from the Foundation's Pediatric RISK Stratification Study.
"09.03.2017 17:22:10" http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-hs-ostomy-ba... Ostomy bags don't stop this runway model Jearlean Taylor is part of a movement of people who have come out, proudly displaying and openly talking about their ostomy. The trend is being driven by social media. People with ostomy are sharing their stories and photos on public forums. In the What an inspirational story!
"I used to think my [ostomy] bags were a burden," Jearlean Taylor said. "Now I know they are a blessing."
"08.03.2017 16:08:20" Timeline Photos March is Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month. After eight years of symptoms, patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease involving the colon are at an increased risk for developing colorectal cancer; however, it's important to know that CRC is
"07.03.2017 20:43:01" Timeline Photos A huge congratulations to our friends at Team Intestinal Fortitude on surpassing $1 MILLION dollars raised since their inception in 2010! We are so thankful for all of the hard work, determination, and heart you put into your fundraising for Team
"07.03.2017 16:17:08" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_kwoc032uc&t=1s Minimizing your Colorectal Cancer Risk - How IBD patients can take control IBD patients can minimize their colorectal cancer risk. Listen to learn more! Did you know that colorectal cancer is preventable AND highly treatable in the early stages? Check out our new video to learn how IBD patients can minimize their colorectal cancer risk. http://bit.ly/2mDpmDN
"06.03.2017 21:05:07" http://bit.ly/2mX92hU Comment on the House ACA replacement plan - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation House leadership have laid out a series of policy proposals to replace the ACA. Urge your legislators to maintain strong protections for persons with chronic illnesses as they consider how to replace or repair the ACA On Thursday, the House of Representatives will begin consideration of a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This plan includes provisions that are worrisome for patients with chronic and costly medical conditions, like inflammatory
"06.03.2017 16:13:25" Timeline Photos Go all the way. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"05.03.2017 19:05:10" Timeline Photos We LOVE this guy's IBD monster. What do you think? Is that what you envisioned for an IBD monster? #TakeSteps
"03.03.2017 20:26:56" Texas Rangers True example of supporting your friend & teammate. Jake Diekman, this one's for you! #GutItOut Having a strong support system is important for patients living with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. They can help you weather your life with the disease, advocate for your needs, lend a helping hand, and so much more. Ulcerative colitis patient & relief
"03.03.2017 16:10:40" https://ccfa.med.unc.edu/blog_topics/10767 CCFA Partners CCFA Partners is a patient powered research network brought to you by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. CCFA Partners has a committee made up of patients helping to define the patient powered research network's mission, develop plans, and more. Meet some of them in this blog post, and learn how Crohn's and colitis have positively impacted their lives.
"03.03.2017 01:45:34" The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is hiring!
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"02.03.2017 14:05:07" Timeline Photos Exciting news for pediatric Crohn's patients - we will soon be able to predict whether a child with Crohn's will develop disease-related complications requiring major surgery within three - five years of being diagnosed!
Over the past three years,
"01.03.2017 16:24:36" Timeline Photos In 2005, Will Lanier was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and spent the following decade dealing with the pain, urgency, and other debilitating symptoms caused by his disease. He never expected that at 28 years old, he would be diagnosed with colon
"28.02.2017 16:08:17" Timeline Photos Happy birthday to Kathleen Baker, Crohn's patient and Olympic medal winning swimmer! Not only are you a world-class athlete, you are a world-class IBD inspiration!
"27.02.2017 23:00:21" Q&A with Jake Diekman and Amanda Soltero
"27.02.2017 22:00:07" Timeline Photos One hour until our Facebook Live with Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman. Tune in at 6pm EST and he'll be live with his fiancee Amanda answering YOUR questions about IBD, surgery, baseball, and more.
"27.02.2017 16:05:04" Timeline Photos In addition to our simplified name and new look, 2017 marks our 50th anniversary. We've accomplished so much together over the past 50 years, but more needs to be done to find cures for IBD. We can't do it without you. Get involved with the Crohn's &
"26.02.2017 19:06:00" Timeline Photos Eleven-year-old Madison Elizabeth Harbison is like many 6th grade girls in that she plays soccer and basketball, dances, loves reading, and her favorite subject in school is science. Unlike many 6th grade girls Madi also has Inflammatory Bowel Disease
"24.02.2017 21:59:07" Timeline Photos Proud to have partnered with #Takeda to share how Megan of The Great Bowel Movement found a new outlook through living with #IBD. #sponsored #IBDunmasked http://huff.to/2miYgS9
"24.02.2017 16:10:08" Timeline Photos Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman is taking over the Foundation's Facebook page at 6 p.m. EST this Monday, February 27, with his fiancee Amanda to answer YOUR questions about IBD, surgery, and baseball. He'll also talk about his current #GutItOut shirt
"23.02.2017 17:12:09" Timeline Photos The big reveal is here - we are now the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation! Though our name is simplified and our look is brand new, our mission remains forever unchanged. We're excited to bring the IBD community together to unite to care and cure IBD in the
"22.02.2017 17:07:02" Timeline Photos Our brand is getting a makeover! Though we'll have a simpler name and brand new look and feel, our mission will remain forever unchanged. The big reveal is tomorrow- you don't want to miss it!
"21.02.2017 21:00:01" Timeline Photos For every Larry Nance, Jr., there's someone who is still waiting for a treatment that works. These people are the ones we, and Larry, are working so hard for. Please join us by becoming a member of CCFA today. You'll support the pioneering research that
"21.02.2017 16:04:18" Timeline Photos Texas Rangers relief pitcher & ulcerative colitis patient Jake Diekman is three weeks post-surgery and learning to live with his ostomy. In a few weeks, Jake will undergo the second of three surgeries to create a j-pouch and get him back on the pitcher's
"20.02.2017 21:48:29" Timeline Photos Get excited – new things for the Foundation will be revealed on February 23, and we can't wait to share them with you!
"20.02.2017 17:30:05" Timeline Photos Happy Presidents' Day! Did you know that former President Dwight Eisenhower had Crohn's disease? Like many patients, he exhibited symptoms for years but was not formally diagnosed until the mid 1950's. We love these words of wisdom from him.
"19.02.2017 19:08:30" Timeline Photos Take Steps is often the first time a patient or caregiver interacts with other's diagnosed with these diseases. In 2016, almost 3,000 teams who joined us were brand new. We're here to support all patients and families, including those newly diagnosed.
"18.02.2017 19:06:05" Timeline Photos Meet Chloe Hubbe, a daughter dedicated to finding cures for IBD:
"Everyone has a best friend: the person you can always count on. Everyone has a hero: someone you want to emulate and be just like. However, I cannot think of two people. I cannot think of
"17.02.2017 21:00:06" Timeline Photos Now is the perfect time to join CCFA. You'll support groundbreaking research while receiving an entire year of exclusive member benefits, including:
—A subscription to Under the Microscope, a bi-annual research and news bulletin
—Access to Emmi, a
"17.02.2017 15:45:15" Timeline Photos Making friends as a kid can be hard. Add in an incurable digestive disease like IBD, and it becomes even more difficult. That's where Camp Oasis comes in. At 12 locations around the country, kids living with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis can enjoy a safe
"16.02.2017 21:47:04" Timeline Photos It's time for a new look for the Foundation! 2017 is going to be an exciting year - stay tuned to learn more about what's to come!
"16.02.2017 16:05:30" Timeline Photos Taking care of someone with IBD can be challenging, but you don't have to go through it alone. Get the support you need by joining CCFA's brand new Online Support Group for IBD Caregivers, beginning March 9 at 8 p.m. EST. This four-week series of weekly
"15.02.2017 22:00:16" Facebook Live: What IBD Patients Should Know About the Affordable Care Act Repeal and Replacement Efforts
"15.02.2017 21:53:46" We will be going live shortly to talk about the Affordable Care Act repeal and replacement efforts. Stay tuned!
"15.02.2017 16:13:32" Timeline Photos After weeks of deliberation, members in Congress are hoping to reenergize efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Email your legislators TODAY to urge them to wait to repeal the ACA until they can simultaneously pass a replacement plan that supports
"14.02.2017 16:14:19" Timeline Photos Happy Valentine's Day! Today we are spreading love to those affected by IBD. Whether you are a patient, caregiver, or someone else who has been touched by Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, we want to see them. Share a photo below using the hashtag
"13.02.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Like Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance, Jr., we believe defeating IBD is a group effort. Please become a member of CCFA today—and join Larry and countless others who work to ensure that more patients find treatments and therapies that help them
"13.02.2017 16:07:13" Timeline Photos Don't stop asking questions. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"12.02.2017 19:10:09" Timeline Photos We brought together more than 40,000 individuals in 2016 to #walkforcures. For CCFA's 50th anniversary, we want a record turnout with 50,000 participants walking for cures in their local community. Please join us and connect with other patients.
"11.02.2017 19:10:54" Timeline Photos Meet Kalee Eichelberger, a Crohn's patient and member of CCFA's National Council of College Leaders:
“Receiving a diagnosis for me was very challenging. I started having gastrointestinal problems from about the age of middle school, was scoped, and
"10.02.2017 22:00:14" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo Help fund vital research and support programs while receiving exclusive member benefits all year long.
"10.02.2017 22:00:05" Timeline Photos Every case of IBD is as unique—and the symptoms patients experience can vary widely. For Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance, Jr., his most debilitating symptom was fatigue. He also experienced painful cramping, weight loss, and stunted growth.
"10.02.2017 17:05:08" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li-DYLCDu5g Understanding Biosimilars - For IBD Patients Key things IBD patients need to know about biosimilars Do you know the difference between biologics and biosimilars? Check out our new educational video explaining the differences and other important information about these new medications. http://hubs.ly/H067NFp0
"09.02.2017 15:45:01" Taylor Barth 10/11 News Jake Diekman, a Wymore native and pitcher for the Texas Rangers, has battled ulcerative colitis for 20 years. A recent surgery will take him off the mound at least until the July all-star break. However, he'll now have the chance to live his healthiest Jake Diekman is doing and feeling great two weeks after his first of three surgeries, and he's continuing to raise awareness of IBD while recovering! #GutItOut
"08.02.2017 21:50:47" Timeline Photos Our Facebook live video chat about the Affordable Care Act repeal and replacement efforts has been rescheduled! Tune in Wednesday, February 15 at 5 p.m. EST to learn more about the ACA repeal and replacement process and how you can advocate for health
"08.02.2017 16:09:01" Timeline Photos CCFA is very involved in the discussions around the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well as advocating that Congress meets the needs of patients with chronic illnesses in any new healthcare policy decisions. We recently met with Republican and Democratic
"07.02.2017 16:17:29" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAJIRoCbCkE 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 physically af... Check out this great webinar from CCFA's National Council of College Leaders about IBD and intimacy, and don't forget to tune in tonight for our live Twitter chat about IBD and relationships. Follow along using hashtag #IBDchat. http://hubs.ly/H05-jVB0
"06.02.2017 16:12:07" Timeline Photos Your possibilities are endless. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"05.02.2017 16:12:21" Timeline Photos Please like, share, & comment to congratulate our 288 #TCfamily members running and walking the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon today. This amazing group raised more than $1.35 MILLION dollars to help us end #crohns & #colitis!
"04.02.2017 19:04:17" Timeline Photos Meet Rebecca and Dan:
“Two months after we started dating, Dan was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. He was extremely sick – underweight, malnourished and experiencing crippling symptoms. The first three years after diagnosis, Dan was on medications that
"03.02.2017 20:30:05" Timeline Photos Are you pregnant, or planning to become pregnant? If so, you may be eligible to participate in the MECONIUM Study: Exploring MEChanisms Of IBD transmission In Utero through the Microbiome.
At the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New
"03.02.2017 16:12:35" https://youtu.be/uYCK7kZUbs8 Thinking About Colorectal Cancer Did you know that patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease involving the colon can take steps to prevent colorectal cancer? This webinar discusses... Tomorrow is World Cancer Day, a day to unite the world's population in the fight against cancer. IBD patients with disease involving the colon are at an increased risk of developing CRC compared to the general population. Even if your disease is in
"02.02.2017 15:30:12" Timeline Photos Danielle is one half of Team Double Baggin' It. "Growing up, I was a very healthy kid, extremely outgoing, and never home – a real social butterfly. Starting around my senior year of high school and continuing through college, my life changed. I
"01.02.2017 17:09:01" Timeline Photos Having a chronic illness like Crohn's or ulcerative colitis can affect every aspect of a patient's life, including their relationships. Join us for a live Twitter chat on February 7 from 8-9 p.m. EST to discuss IBD and relationships, and the impact IBD
"31.01.2017 17:30:30" IMPORTANT: Due to technological difficulties, tonight's Facebook chat has to be postponed. We will share the rescheduled date as soon as possible.
"30.01.2017 15:55:19" Timeline Photos You are brave, strong, and smart. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"29.01.2017 20:05:19" Timeline Photos Liv was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2014 at the age of 10. The next year was particularly difficult. She spent the majority of time in and out of hospitals and on a liquid diet. Presently, Liv is also to control her Crohn's with medication and diet.
"27.01.2017 21:35:18" Timeline Photos Join the movement & help us spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA. Click here to be the first to know when we announce our 2017 events: http://bit.ly/2dS8iI9
"27.01.2017 16:07:19" Timeline Photos Are there baby diapers in your future? Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York are seeking women who are currently pregnant or planning to become pregnant, with or without Inflammatory Bowel Disease, to participate
"27.01.2017 15:20:01" 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 bacteria and... The gut microbiome contains a mix of enormously complex bacteria, viruses and fungi -- but only a limited number of these microbial agents have been identified and their functions are still largely unknown. In 2008, CCFA established its Microbiome
"26.01.2017 20:36:11" Timeline Photos Our Facebook live video chat about the Affordable Care Act repeal and replacement efforts has been rescheduled! Tune in Tuesday, January 31, at 5 p.m. EST to learn more about the ACA repeal and replacement process and how you can advocate for health
"26.01.2017 18:36:26" Hi everyone,
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"26.01.2017 14:57:50" Timeline Photos Don't forget to tune in today at 1:30 p.m. EST for our Facebook Live video chat with CCFA's President & CEO Michael Osso! We're excited share with you a preview of what's to come for the Foundation in 2017.
"25.01.2017 15:56:36" editiondigital.net Is Step Therapy a Move in the Wrong Direction? Requiring some patients with chronic conditions to try and fail multiple medications leads to complications and drives up costs, say many physicians. Insurers answer that the trial-and-error approach can be an important way to rein in costs. Have you ever been subjected to step therapy? Check out this article from Managed Care Magazine highlighting the issue and how the harmful practice affects patients living with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis.
Addressing step therapy is a priority for
"24.01.2017 15:40:29" Timeline Photos You don't have to go through your IBD journey alone - a support group can help you cope better and feel less isolated. The best part? You can join one from the comfort of your home with CCFA's online support groups!
Our February group begins on February
"24.01.2017 14:30:14" Please note that tonight's Facebook live chat about the Affordable Care Act repeal and replacement process is being postponed due to staff illness. We will be rescheduling it in the coming weeks. In the meantime, if you have any questions on the topic,
"23.01.2017 16:20:34" Timeline Photos There is light within you. #MotivationMonday #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis #IBD
"22.01.2017 19:25:13" Timeline Photos Take Steps raised more than $10 million in 2016 and we gurantee that at least 80 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to research funding and mission support. Join us to continue the fight against IBD. http://bit.ly/2dldt3e
"21.01.2017 18:10:27" Timeline Photos Happy birthday to Jake Diekman, ulcerative colitis patient and relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers! Jake is a great partner and a true inspiration for patients living with IBD nationwide. Wishing you the best in your upcoming surgery!
"20.01.2017 16:09:32" Timeline Photos Are you currently pregnant or planning to become pregnant? The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York is seeking women with or without Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis to participate in the MECONIUM Study: Exploring MEChanisms
"19.01.2017 21:51:15" Timeline Photos As the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continue to progress, we wanted to make sure you understand what is happening, how CCFA is advocating to protect patient access to care, and what you can do to participate.
Join us for a live
"19.01.2017 15:32:00" Timeline Photos ”I joined Team Challenge when my son was diagnosed with colitis and I was desperate to do something to help. What I found was a family filled with support for those living with IBD, as well as caregivers like myself.” Chris Kilmecky, 4-time alumni - Learn
"18.01.2017 16:45:55" Timeline Photos A new year means exciting new things are happening at CCFA, and we can't wait to share them with you! Join us on January 26 from 1:30-2 p.m. EST for a Facebook live video chat with Michael Osso, CCFA's President & CEO, to hear what's planned for 2017.
"17.01.2017 19:07:56" lonestarball.com Jake Diekman to miss half of 2017 The Rangers have announced Jake Diekman will have surgery for ulcerative colitis, and miss the first half of 2017 Please join us in sending get well wishes to a great partner of the Foundation's and IBD advocate Jake Diekman!
"17.01.2017 16:10:41" Timeline Photos "There was a time when I could literally count on one hand the number of people who knew about my issues with Crohn's disease. Few people knew about my procedures in high school. Few people knew about my health issues in the summer of 2015 right before my
"16.01.2017 17:25:21" Timeline Photos Never lose hope. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis #MartinLutherKingDay
"15.01.2017 20:10:21" Timeline Photos "I first got Crohn's when I was 3. By first grade, I really wasn't feeling well at all and I also wasn't growing at all. When I was 7 years old, I started putting a tube down my nose every night into my stomach so that I could get food into my body while
"14.01.2017 19:35:16" Timeline Photos "Through my experiences, my biggest lesson learned is to never give up. There were so many nights when I sat in bed and cried, on someone's toilet crying, in the hospital crying. Wanting it all to be over, this life to be over. - But because I went
"13.01.2017 19:09:06" Timeline Photos What does it mean to be an empowered patient? Find out the answer to this question and more during our next live Twitter chat on January 19 from 8-9 p.m. EST. CCFA will be joined by Dr. Ed Barnes of the University of North Carolina and IBD patients
"12.01.2017 17:20:27" youtube.com Race through wine country with Team Challenge! Join Team Challenge and race for IBD cures through California wine country at the Napa-to-Sonoma Half Marathon & 5k. To learn more, and speak with... Join Team Challenge for Crohn's & Colitis (CCFA) & race for #IBD cures through Napa Wine Country! https://youtu.be/8VRJtj7KAwE
"11.01.2017 17:10:40" Timeline Photos With a new Congress and Administration, it's more important than ever for us to advocate for the needs of IBD patients nationwide. YOU can join the fight for IBD research funding, access to care, lower healthcare costs, and much more by joining our
"11.01.2017 00:35:27" Timeline Photos Learn more @ http://hubs.ly/H05RZHl0
Help find cures for Crohn's & Colitis with #TeamChallenge and get FREE, guaranteed entry to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon...but, HURRY, registration closes this week & there are very limited spots available!
"10.01.2017 16:15:34" Timeline Photos Patients living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may experience a variety of debilitating symptoms, including weight loss, bowel urgency, abdominal pain, and much more. In addition to urgency, some patients may also experience the opposite -
"09.01.2017 15:35:21" Timeline Photos Channel your inner butterfly. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"08.01.2017 18:25:17" Timeline Photos "When I was 13 (2011), I took a visit to my pediatrician for my yearly check-up. My doctor noticed that my height and weight were well below average, and after chatting and realizing that I had been having frequent stomach aches and low energy, he decided
"07.01.2017 19:05:17" Timeline Photos "There is life and love outside of Crohn's. The disease does not need to define you, it's part of your story and your identity--but it doesn't have to hold you back from following your dreams." Read more of Natalie's story: http://ow.ly/fnFk307h9iG
"06.01.2017 17:43:25" ccfa.org Amidst Affordable Care Act Repeal Efforts, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Urges Insurance Coverage Stability NEW YORK, NY - The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) released the following statement today urging Congress to maintain stability in... In response to the recent news coverage of the Affordable Care Act repeal efforts, CCFA, as the leading advocates for IBD patients, released a press statement today calling for stability in insurance coverage if a repeal of the Affordable Care Act occurs.
"05.01.2017 18:55:21" Timeline Photos #TeamChallenge is about so much more than running or walking – we are family, a support system, and a team fighting for #IBD cures! Learn more at: http://ow.ly/J3el305KPf6
"04.01.2017 15:04:00" youtube.com Kira: What I wish people knew about IBD CCFA's college leaders share a bit about their experiences with IBD. What do you wish people knew about IBD? Check out one response from Kira, a Crohn's patient and member of CCFA's National Council of College Leaders.
"04.01.2017 01:01:12" EXPERT RESPONSE: "6-MP can suppress the bone marrow production of all cells, leading to anemia (low hemoglobin) or low platelet count (cells that clump and clot to stop bleeding). 6-MP does not typically cause iron deficiency. Iron deficiency anemia may
"03.01.2017 19:22:15" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo
"03.01.2017 14:05:37" Timeline Photos PATIENT QUESTION: "I have had Crohn's for over 25 years and have been on 6-MP. I currently have low iron and hemoglobin. Can these issues be caused by the medication? What are some long term side effects of 6-MP?" Tune in at 8 p.m. EST to read what our
"02.01.2017 17:15:29" Timeline Photos Make the new year a happier one. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis #NewYear
"01.01.2017 20:01:01" vine.co "LOOK AT LARRY NANCE!!!" Vine by The NBA on ESPN Happy birthday to Crohn's patient and LA Lakers power forward Larry Nance, Jr.! Thank you for helping raise awareness of Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, and being a true IBD inspiration. http://bit.ly/LarryNanceJr
"01.01.2017 16:05:21" Timeline Photos Happy 2017! What are your New Year's resolutions?
"31.12.2016 21:55:15" Timeline Photos Wishing you health and happiness as we ring in the New Year.
"31.12.2016 15:00:01" Timeline Photos TODAY is your LAST chance to get a 2016 tax deduction and have your gift matched! With your support, we'll continue to improve IBD patient care, fund cure-focused Crohn's and ulcerative colitis research, develop better treatments, and more. Double your
"30.12.2016 20:15:33" Timeline Photos THANK YOU to all of our teammates, donors & supporters for helping us make an incredible impact on the fight against #IBD this year. Join the #TeamChallenge family and help us get another step closer to #cures! www.ccteamchallenge.org/2017
"29.12.2016 22:30:00" Timeline Photos There are only a few days left in our Holiday Gift Match—have you made your donation yet? Please take advantage of this unique opportunity to double your impact—and get a 2016 tax deduction. With TWICE the funds, we can continue to fuel critical IBD
"29.12.2016 15:35:21" Timeline Photos Ben is our Take Steps Colorado Colorado Springs #honoredhero, with his friend Ethan. "I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease at age six and have endured a myriad of challenges, including resection surgery at age eight and many failed medications. I had
"29.12.2016 00:38:06" Timeline Photos #WhosWhoWednesday - Coach Marc is one of the most dedicated #TeamChallenge coaches AND teammates! PLEASE like, share and comment below to help us say THANK YOU Marc! Your passion, dedication, and the fact that you raced more than 500 miles for cures
"28.12.2016 20:13:00" Timeline Photos Do you relate to this cartoon from The Awkward Yeti?
Here are a few tips to help those with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis survive what's left of the holiday season: http://ow.ly/epOV307vKd8
"28.12.2016 15:00:01" Timeline Photos There are a lot of worthy causes out there to support, but we hope you'll make your year-end gift to CCFA! Not only will you get a 2016 tax deduction, you'll also make DOUBLE the impact on IBD research as part of our Holiday Gift Match. Every dollar
"27.12.2016 22:30:01" Timeline Photos Thank you to everyone who has made a holiday or year-end gift to CCFA! You're helping our scientists continue their vital research and make advances that benefit everyone living with IBD. If you haven't made a gift to CCFA yet, there's still time! Every
"27.12.2016 18:15:30" Timeline Photos THANK YOU to everyone who joined the spin4 crohn's & colitis cures - CCFA movement! Together we have the #power2cure - learn more about how you can #partyonabike with us in 2017 at www.spin4.org/learn
"27.12.2016 16:59:22" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo Deadline: 12/31
Last chance to have TWICE the impact on finding cures—and receive a 2016 tax deduction!
"26.12.2016 23:01:14" Timeline Photos Wishing all those who celebrate a joyful and happy Kwanzaa.
"26.12.2016 14:50:20" Timeline Photos Become yourself. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"25.12.2016 17:50:14" Timeline Photos To those who celebrate, may the peace and joy of Christmas be with you today and throughout the coming year.
"24.12.2016 21:01:22" Timeline Photos Tonight marks the start of the Festival of Lights. To those who celebrate, we wish you a very Happy Hanukah!
"23.12.2016 23:00:00" Timeline Photos The holidays are a time of celebration, and we have a lot to celebrate here at CCFA! Thanks to you, it's been an incredible year—with people coming together to raise awareness, improve patient care, create better medications, fund cure-focused research,
"23.12.2016 15:35:25" Timeline Photos Fundraising is central to Take Steps. We are the largest fundraising program dedicated to finding cures for IBD. Will you join us in 2017? http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"21.12.2016 21:10:28" Timeline Photos Please join us in saying THANK YOU to our 86 #TeamChallenge National Champions this year, who each raised more than $7,500. Collectively, they raised more than $1.4 million - #Crohns & #colitis don't stand a chance against these dedicated volunteers!
"20.12.2016 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Dyllan's favorite sport is basketball—but for a long time, he couldn't play it…In fact, due to complications from IBD, he couldn't even walk. When he was in fifth grade, inflammation caused by Crohn's spread all the way to his ankles. For the next two
"20.12.2016 16:56:11" rollingstone.com Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Tupac Lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Class The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017 will honor Pearl Jam, Tupac, Journey, Yes, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra and Nile Rodgers. Congratulations to Crohn's patient Mike McCready & the rest of Pearl Jam on being named 2017 inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!
"20.12.2016 16:44:05" youtube.com Patient Demo - CCFA Partners, A Patient Powered Research Network Make it your New Year's resolution to become an active participant in IBD research! You can accomplish this by joining CCFA Partners. Check out how CCFA Partners works in this great demo video.
"19.12.2016 15:25:28" Timeline Photos Find the good news inside of you. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"18.12.2016 17:35:17" Timeline Photos Our patients deal with some incredibly difficult battles but when they are at Take Steps, they get to enjoy their community of friends and family. Have you registered for your local 2017 walk yet? http://bit.ly/takestepsforcures
"17.12.2016 19:05:39" Timeline Photos Meet Jordan, an ulcerative colitis patient from Orange County, CA.
"I was a couple months shy of my 27th birthday in 2010. At first, I was diagnosed with a bacterial infection. After two months and three rounds of antibiotics not working, I was
"16.12.2016 16:05:33" verywell.com How Do You Respond To People Who Have Opinions About Your IBD Diet? Do people say strange or unkind things to you about your diet when you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? Here are some ways that you can respond. Diet is a complicated subject for IBD patients. Because of the individualized nature of Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, what works for one patient may not work for another. Check out this article from VeryWell about how to respond to comments about your
"15.12.2016 15:40:29" Timeline Photos #TBT: CCFA researchers recently conducted a survey of IBD patients and providers to assess their knowledge of nutrition and IBD. The survey revealed significant gaps in knowledge among both patients and providers and the need for improved education and
"14.12.2016 19:10:30" Timeline Photos Where do you think #TeamChallenge should race in 2017? Sign up for our email list to be the 1st to know about exciting new destinations, get access to early registration & a jump start on fundraising! www.ccteamchallenge.org/2017
"13.12.2016 22:30:02" Timeline Photos What does a bad day with IBD look like? For some patients, it means extreme swelling and rashes—for others it means using a feeding tube or not being able to leave the house in the midst of a major flare-up. CCFA is doing all we can to make life better
"13.12.2016 16:05:32" nola.com Saints' Michael Mauti to have surgery for ulcerative colitis, expects to... Mauti is on the non-football injury list. "I can lay my head down at night and have no regrets about that, but at the same time, I got to look out for my long-term health here. And I think this is the smartest move for me moving forward so I can be a contributor again in full."
"12.12.2016 15:45:37" Timeline Photos Do what you can. #MotivationMonday #IBD #Crohns #UlcerativeColitis
"11.12.2016 19:25:16" Timeline Photos With our fall walks complete, we have officially finished our 2016 walk season. Thank you to everyone that raised funds for this incredible cause. Because of you, we are able to increase the amount of funding dedicated to patient programs and research. We
"10.12.2016 23:30:03" Timeline Photos Please make a holiday gift—one that will double in value to support cure-focused research at CCFA: http://bit.ly/2gc7R9W Every gift up to $500K will be matched until 12/31. We have no time to lose. Cures for IBD can't wait.
"10.12.2016 19:40:26" Timeline Photos In addition to the effects felt on the gastrointestinal tract, patients with IBD may experience cognitive impairments, such as concentration difficulties. A recent study by researchers in Australia looked at the cognitive impairments in Crohn's patients
"10.12.2016 16:47:37" Up next on Twitter: Where are we clinically with new #Biologics
#AIBD2016 #crohns #crohnsawareness #ulcerativecolitos #ibdawareness
"10.12.2016 16:10:42" Endoscopic evaluation and management of refractory fistulae and abscesses in Crohn's disease. Videos by Dr Bo Shen. #AIBD2016
"09.12.2016 21:44:58" Presentation of selected abstracts: Predicting a complicated course for children newly diagnosed with Crohn's - Part 2 #AIBD2016
"09.12.2016 21:19:33" Presentation of selected abstracts: Predicting a complicated course for children newly diagnosed with Crohn's #AIBD2016
"09.12.2016 17:04:58" Case Studies: How to approach #pregnancy in UC and CD patients #AIBD2016
"09.12.2016 15:45:39" Timeline Photos Every year during CCFA's Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Conference, we honor three healthcare professionals for their unflagging dedication and efforts to find the causes and cures of IBD and to improve the quality of life for every IBD patient
"08.12.2016 22:30:01" Timeline Photos This holiday season, we have the chance to give groundbreaking IBD research a MAJOR push. Every gift to CCFA by 12/31 will be matched—up to $500K! You'll support studies like our IBD Qorus™, IBD Plexus®, Microbiome, Genetics, and Pediatric RISK
"08.12.2016 20:04:36" How to induce and maintain remission using biologics, Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD #AIBD2016
"08.12.2016 19:22:37" First line therapies for UC and CD. #AIBD2016
"08.12.2016 18:54:02" Focusing on the disease treatment is one thing. But it is important that your IBD specialist also remembers to recognize your symptoms and extra-intestinal manifestations and help treat those as well. Sometimes an antispasmodic or diarrhea relief OTC
"08.12.2016 18:25:58" Photos from CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's post An example of what it looks like with step-up or top-down therapy. An algorithm was created to see how patients did over 104 weeks. Math + science = pretty cool. Specialists choosing a target goal for their patients can also help show progress.
"08.12.2016 16:57:00" Opening remarks #AIB2016
"08.12.2016 15:10:15" CCFA - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's cover photo Cures for IBD can't wait. Support cutting-edge research this holiday season and every gift will be matched—up to $500K!
Double your gift at bit.ly/500k-holiday-match.
"08.12.2016 14:20:27" Timeline Photos Today marks the start of the annual Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's Clinical & Research Conference. Beginning today and running through December 10, we will bring you the newest research and clinical
"07.12.2016 20:50:07" Around the country, CCFA staff, patients, volunteers, healthcare providers, and more helped make #IBDvisible by showing how long they've been affected by IBD. Collectively, the individuals in this photo album have been affected by Crohn's disease and Making #IBDvisible for Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week 2016 Around the country, CCFA staff, patients, volunteers, healthcare providers, and more helped make #IBDvisible by showing how long they've been affected by IBD. Collectively, the individuals in this photo album have been affected by Crohn's disease and
"07.12.2016 18:09:43" buzzfeed.com 11 Ways That Crohn's And Colitis Can Feel Like Invisible Diseases Tired of hearing "But you don't look sick...?" Participate in Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week and be #IBDvisible. Can you relate? #IBDvisible
"07.12.2016 14:05:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Last chance to join the #IBDvisible social media flash mob! YOU have the power to amplify the reach of the #IBDvisible message by donating a Facebook post, tweet, or Tumblr post to our Thunderclap. The messages go out today at 12 p.m. EST - sign up before
"07.12.2016 00:05:20" Timeline Photos Check out some of the ways IBD may affect your body in our new infographic! #IBDvisible www.ccfa.org/AwarenessWeek/
"06.12.2016 19:10:25" Timeline Photos After a decade living with ulcerative colitis, Will Lanier's disease began to flare-up. He sought advice from a new doctor and underwent a colonoscopy to find out what was going on. He never expected to face a major complication of his disease or be told
"06.12.2016 14:45:32" Timeline Photos In addition to the abdominal pain, urgency, rectal bleeding, and other symptoms that IBD patients may experience, some people develop complications that may require urgent medical care. Within the GI tract, complications may include fistula, fissures,
"05.12.2016 23:35:13" Timeline Photos It is important to help patients employ strategies to alleviate depression, anxiety, and other symptoms of mental anguish in order to maintain their overall health and wellbeing.
There are a variety of psychosocial strategies that may help some patients
"05.12.2016 19:45:47" Timeline Photos Three years ago, Jacklyn Green was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. After learning about the disease, she expected the physical symptoms that became her new norm. However, what she wasn't prepared for was the depression, self-esteem issues, sadness, and
"05.12.2016 15:31:09" Timeline Photos Did you know that IBD patients have a higher rate of depression than found in the healthy population, and it may go undiagnosed and/or untreated? IBD patients may also experience feelings of uncertainty, anxiety, isolation, and general stress as a result
"05.12.2016 01:10:14" Timeline Photos Fatigue can be completely debilitating. However, there are some things you can try that may help you cope with this invisible symptom:
- Ask your doctor for a blood test to check for anemia, iron deficiency, vitamin B12, and other chemical or nutrient
"04.12.2016 20:01:29" Timeline Photos It's hard to believe there was ever a time when Larry Nance, Jr. didn't play sports. However, in the years before he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, Larry suffered from debilitating fatigue, causing him to have no energy to do anything, including
"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's Mike 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'sMike 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
#power2cure - http://ow.ly/hDKf301vwsg
"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