Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease: 360

Crohn's Disease: 360 is a three-part video series that provides a multi-perspective view on Crohn's disease. Gaining access to the condition from the viewpoints of patients, family members, friends, caregivers, physicians, and more can help you better understand and deal with Crohn's.   View Transcript

Use the tabs below to navigate through the three perspectives and learn more about living with Crohn's.

Crohn’s 360:  Intro video clip

Jackie: I could not bear the pain, it was horrible, I would curl in the fetal position and just want to die.

Screen Copy: Learn about a chronic condition from all points of view

Screen Copy: Physicians

Dr. Siegel: This disease seems to affect young people; the average age of diagnosis is between the ages of 15 and 25.

Screen Copy: Family Members and Caregivers

Jackie’s Mom: I read everything I could find on the topics of gastro problems.

Jackie: My mom was really persistent which I think pretty much saved my life.

Screen Copy: And Patients

Jackie: I’m not going to let this disease control what I want to do in the future.

Screen Copy: Living with a chronic illness does not define you.

Screen Copy: 360 perspective video series.  Watch. Learn. Live.

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While eating certain foods can’t cure Crohn’s Disease, the proper diet can have a profound effect on your gastrointestinal tract.

Crohn's Dating 101

Being diagnosed with Crohn’s can be difficult, especially if you’re single.

Alternative Treatment Guide

Natural treatments like probiotics and fish oil may help ease your symptoms.

Which Exercise is Right for Me?

Crohn’s patients are constantly told that symptoms can be lessened by finding the right diet and exercise routine.

Finding the Right Specialist

Learn about the doctors that treat Crohn's disease and which may be best for you.

Crohn's Disease: Doctor Visit Guide

There are a number of important questions you should ask your doctor about during your next visit.