Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is an umbrella term for the chronic gastrointestinal inflammatory conditions ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease
About 7 million people worldwide are living with IBD. The most common age of onset of IBD is between 15 and 35 years.
25% of people with IBD are diagnosed by the age of 20.
Maintain a diverse and nutrient-rich diet
Consult with your doctor or dietitian before making any changes to your diet
Preventative Health and Vaccines:
Talk to your doctor about:
Before your visit
During your visit:
Remember: IBD may vary among patients, so discuss goals and options for treatment and monitoring strategies suitable for you.
Visit The Crohns and Colitis Foundation for more information.