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Have you been called a wordsmith? Do you have something to say about IBD? or just want to have a creative outlet to express yourself?

Then we want to hear from you! You could help us out by contribute to our blog as a guest blogger!

Email admin@crohnsandcolitis.com.au with your story and you could see it featured below.

Biologics & Biosimilars: What It Means For You

A biosimilar drug for the anti-TNF drug infliximab has just been approved for the PBS in Australia.  What does this mean for those living with Crohn’s disease or colitis?

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Finding your trigger foods

No dairy? No pizza? Only milk on Tuesdays? Finding your trigger foods is a tricky business.

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What to do when stuck in the bathroom

 Those of us living with Crohn’s or colitis are more than familiar with spending too much time in the bathroom. But the upside is we have so much extra time for activities!

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IBD and Body Image

Keeping a positive body image when in the grips of IBD symptoms can be a battle. Developing a few techniques can help you stay in control.

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Support Groups - Do I or Don't I?

Attending your first support group can be a daunting decision, but most people feel hugely relieved when they take the step. What can people do to make you feel welcome?

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Keeping Fit with IBD

How do you keep fit when experiencing IBD symptoms? We have a few tips on scaling your exercise to suit your life whether you are fit as a fiddle or flaring up.

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The Spoon Theory - Explaining IBD

Sometimes it can feel like IBD is invisible – you can look healthy but be experiencing severe symptoms. The Spoon Theory will help you to explain just what living with IBD is like.

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Dealing with Fatigue

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced by people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. We have compiled some tips for dealing with that ‘hitting the wall’ feeling.

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My thoughts on….

The ECCO conference brings together the best minds in IBD. Our CEO Francesca talks about her recent visit to the 2015 ECCO conference held in Barcelona.

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Tips for hospital stays with a sick child

It’s a tough being away from home and in a foreign environment- especially with kids. Here’s a few tips to help you get through those long hospital stays.

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Word Search

One of our talented supporters created an IBD word search just for us! Download the PDF and have a crack. 

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How Can I Help?

A few ways to make a loved one with IBD feel safe and supported.

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Survival of the Festival-Goers

Top tips for facing your fears and having a blast at music festivals despite your IBD.

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Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Crohns Disease

A simple comic strip which illustrates the life of Tom who suffers from Crohns. 

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