Why IBD? Why me? -- Understanding the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis -- Understanding the diagnosis of Crohn's disease -- The other types of IBD -- Self-management : it's your IBD -- Medications for IBD -- IBD affects more than your gut -- The IBD-cancer connection -- When you need surgery for IBD -- The food fight : what can I eat? -- Taking charge of your lifestyle -- Growing up with IBD -- Sex, fertility, and pregnancy
Get the reliable, research-based bacts about inflammatory bowel disease, so that you can self-manage your Croh's disease or ulcerative colitis-- for life!
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-255) and index