Everyone with IBD should be prepared to miss class or work once in a while because of a flare-up. That's just how it is when you have a chronic illness. But not everyone is understanding about those missed lectures or exams. You want to do well in your academic career, so you owe it to yourself and your future, to make things right with your professors. Find out what you can do to smooth things over with the staff members at your college and help them understand the challenges you face with your IBD.
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