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Our Alex Demain 2020 Award winners - Where are they now?
12 October 2021
To celebrate the launch of our sixth annual Alex Demain Awards, we look back on last year's winners. We spoke to JJ, Quinn, Emily, and Roo and Mark about what they've been up to since their wins. If their achievements inspire you, or…
Crohn’s, culture, and mental health
10 October 2021
This World Mental Health Day, we asked Zi, also known as The Grumbling Gut, about the impact his Crohn’s has on his mental health. He tells us how attitudes towards mental health, and illness in general, can be impacted by culture and how this…
My race to the Emirates Stadium City Run
06 October 2021
On Sunday 10th October Jack will be taking on Adidas' Islington 1 Hour City Run to raise vital funds. This event challenges people to run a one mile route around the home of Arsenal Football Club, completing it as many times as possible…
My stoma journey led to a total transformation
02 October 2021
Kevin has Colitis and has been living with a stoma for the past five years. Kevin did not find it easy to adjust to the changes this brought. Over time, though, he reconnected with his body, learnt to love it, and is sharing what he's…
My musical theatre training was disrupted by Crohn’s
25 September 2021
Lucy is currently in her second year of training for a career as a performer, but it started off looking uncertain due to a sudden Crohn's diagnosis. She tells us how it felt to miss vital parts of her education, how she caught up, and how Amy…
What local network events mean to me
22 September 2021
Like many of us throughout 2020 and into this year, our Local Networks have been severely impacted by the pandemic but our virtual social events have helped keep us connected at such a difficult time. Our volunteer Sharan explains the importance of…
Looking for information about sexual health, Crohn’s and Colitis?
17 September 2021
Our information is here for you; whether you’re newly diagnosed, trying a new medication, expecting surgery, or looking to find out more about a condition for someone close to you. This sexual health awareness week, we’re highlighting…
Medication, fasting and Yom Kippur.
13 September 2021
Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in the Jewish year. This year, it's being marked on Thursday 16 September. Matty explains it's significance and sat down with Rabbi Schochet to find out more about…
It’s complicated: living with pouchitis and cuffitis
08 September 2021
Living with Crohn’s or Colitis can present many challenges and sometimes results in specific medical complications, such as pouchitis and cuffitis.
I’m leaving a gift in my will to help future generations.
31 August 2021
Joanne is one of many supporters who remember us in their Will, leaving a legacy which will help us continue being there for everyone affected by Crohn's and Colitis.
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