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  • Ulcerative Colitis for Parents


    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that happens only in the colon. It causes the inner lining of the colon to get red and swollen with sores called ulcers.

  • Ulcerative Colitis for Teens


    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that happens only in the colon. It causes the inner lining of the colon to get red and swollen with sores called ulcers.

  • Transition of Care: Ulcerative Colitis for Parents


    Most teens with ulcerative colitis should transition to an adult health care provider when they're between 18 and 21 years old. Here's how parents can help them do that.

  • Digestive System - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Conditions that affect the intestines, liver, pancreas, and other organs in the digestive tract.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Parents


    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two chronic diseases that cause intestinal inflammation: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Although they have features in common, there are some important differences.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Teens


    Inflammatory bowel disease is an ongoing illness caused by an inflammation of the intestines. There are two kinds of IBD: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents


    What teachers should know about inflammatory bowel disease, and what teachers can do to help students with IBD succeed in school.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Kids


    It's normal to get a stomachache once in a while, but some kids have something more serious called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Find out more about it.

  • Digestive System for Teens


    This section has information on conditions that affect the digestive system, from a simple stomachache to more complex conditions like cystic fibrosis.

  • Diarrhea for Teens


    Nearly everybody gets diarrhea every once in a while, and it's usually caused by gastrointestinal infections. It's nothing to be embarrassed about. Read this article to learn more.