Kids and Teens
Why Don’t My Parents Trust Me to Take My Medications?
Looking to resolve a conflict between parents and teens when it comes to taking medications? Use the resources found here to help.
How Can I Date When I Have IBD?
Everything is a bit tricker when you have inflammatory bowel disease -- including dating. But you can still got out with your friends or your latest crush. Learn how.
What Do I Do When My Friends Want To Have Food That I Can't Eat?
At times you may need to restrict your diet or stop eating certain foods that could cause problems with your inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis). Learn how to deal with your restricted diet in social situations.
Top 5 Picks for Dorm Room Comfort
How can you make a dorm more comfortable for a student with IBD? I have some ideas for you!
Are Your Bowels Moving?
Article for kids on how their bowels should work, what to do to keep them healthy, and when to tell a parent there is a problem (great for kids of parents with IBD!).
Going to the Doctor
For kids, all about what happens at the doctors office.
Going to the Hospital
Written for kids, an article about what happens when at the hospital such as admissions, hospital people, and keeping busy.
The Story on Stress
Great article for kids on what stress is, and how they can keep it under control.
What Happens in the Emergency Room?
The reasons why a kid might have to go to the ER, what happens there, what it looks like, and the people that are there.
What Happens in the Operating Room?
Article for kids about what happens in the operating room when having surgery.
Word! A Glossery of Medical Terms
A small listing of medical terms written for kids.
Ideas For Dealing With Bullying And Teasing
Bullying and teasing is a common experience for children who have IBD. Here are some ideas that kids can use to deal with bullying and teasing.
I'm Having A Flare-Up Of My IBD And I'm Missing Class. What Can I Do?
I'm having a flare-up of my inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and one of my college professors has not been very understanding when I miss class. What can I do?