• Read More

    Latest research on Crohn’s disease

    Scientists have discovered for the first time that a complex relationship between three microscopic bugs could play an important role in Crohn’s disease. For Crohn’s disease, we know the immune system is responsible for inflammation, we know a person’s genes may affect the likelihood of developing the illness and we know environmental factors (e.g. diet, […]

  • Read More

    Navigating the dating scene

    Dating can be difficult even under the best of circumstances. When you throw inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) into the mix, it can become very daunting. But this doesn’t mean that you need to refrain from dating. With a little preparation, there is no reason why you can’t have a lovely time with that someone special. […]

  • Read More

    Globe trotting with IBD

    The thought of being stuck in a car or plane for long periods of time may be a little daunting for those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Add to that a foreign place with unfamiliar food, it may seem like a recipe for disaster. However, with a little bit of forward planning, you can be […]

  • Read More

    Busting the 5 biggest IBD myths

    What causes Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and what are the best treatments? These are questions scientists and researchers are working hard to solve. There are a lot of myths surrounding IBD, but there’s also a great amount of factual information available. Tapping into this knowledge base will help you separate myth from fact and, more […]

  • Read More

    Excellent sites or apps to help manage IBD

    A little bit of knowledge is a powerful thing. Whether it’s managing your diet, tracking your symptoms, speaking with friends or even finding the nearest loo, rest assured there’s a site or app for it. Here are five super-useful sites or apps that may make living with IBD that little bit easier.   Toilet Map […]

     
    * Source: Su H.Y. et al, Rising Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Canterbury, New Zealand published in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Volume 22, Number 9, September 2016





    NZ-HUMG-0088 Sep 2017
     
    * Source: NZ Impact Survey, 2014









    NZ-HUMG-0088 Sep 2017
     
    * Source: NZ Impact Survey, 2014









    NZ-HUMG-0088 Sep 2017
     
    * Source: NZ Impact Survey, 2014









    NZ-HUMG-0088 Sep 2017
     
    * Source: NZ Impact Survey, 2014









    NZ-HUMG-0088 Sep 2017
     
    * Source: NZ Impact Survey, 2014









    NZ-HUMG-0088 Sep 2017