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Tips to better explain Crohn's or UC to family and friends?

Whether it's a romantic relationship, a friendship, or someone from work - maintaining relationships while dealing with Crohn's and UC can be hard. Any tips to better explain Crohn's or UC to family and friends?

  1. Hi , I think for me the best way to explain it is to share what a doctor has said. This is because--sadly--I find that many people do not believe me (especially my family). When I share with them what the doctor has told me, they feel they are getting an expert opinion and they don't debate me or fight! -Eshani (IBD Team Member)

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