Apps

We want to enable people with Crohn’s or Colitis to use technology to their healthcare advantage, from self-management tools to better engagement with their healthcare providers.

Apps can assist you live well and to manage your Crohn’s or Colitis day-to-day. We can help you understand, track and manage your condition by directing you to the best and most up-to-date apps.

How are apps helping people with Crohn’s or Colitis to manage their conditions?

From toilet activity tracking to mindfulness, symptom tracing to exercise, apps can be a great way to help you live well when your gut doesn’t work. Here's some we'd recommend: 

In My Shoes: 24 Hours with Crohn's or Colitis

In My Shoes: 24 Hours with Crohn’s or Colitis - an immersive app that will allow anyone to experience first-hand what it’s like to have Crohn’s or Colitis.

Visit ittakesguts.org.uk 


MyIBD Care

MyIBD Care is an app developed by Ampersand in partnership with Crohn’s & Colitis UK, which allows people to track medication and symptoms, plus patterns of diet, sleep, exercise and pain. It's a cloud-based dashboard which gives healthcare professionals, friends and families of sufferers of Crohns or Colitis to understand how well, between appointments, someone with Crohn's or Colitis is and how effective different care pathways are.

Visit ampersandhealth.co.uk


DrugStars

With DrugStars you can easily see and manage your medications and everythime you take your medications, you unlock a DrugStar  that can be converted to a free cash donation to Crohn's & Colitis UK. 

Visit drugstars.com


These apps have gone through an approval process to make sure that they are safe and secure tools for you to use.

All our recommended apps have been given a seal of approval guaranteeing:

  • Safety and Security
  • Usefulness, relevance and practicality for people with Crohn’s and Colitis
  • That they are up-to-date and providing correct information

Report a problem with an app:

If you experience an issue with an app you are using, please contact the app provider directly through the app or their website.

Disclaimer

Crohn’s & Colitis UK have no responsibility for the advertisements, compliance and fitness for purpose of any accredited third-party apps or their content, the app provider holds sole responsibility. We are not liable for the use of any third-party apps.