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"Ask Me Anything" About Crohn's and Colitis!

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You've read their amazing articles, you've connected with them through the comments, and now here's your chance to chat with them live!

In honor of Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week, 2 of our Health Leaders will answer questions from the InflammatoryBowelDisease.net community. Eshani Agrawal and Vern Laine will go LIVE on December 6, 2023, from 6:30-7:30 PM EST, in this forum thread.

Get your IBD questions answered by our Health Leaders!

Eshani Agrawal was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2015 at the age of 21. After her diagnosis, she came to see her illness as a piece of what helped her become who she is today: a thoughtful, strong, and more empathetic person. Today, Eshani is a writer and educator whose work has appeared in numerous anthologies. She enjoys writing about relationships, self-advocacy, and navigating the healthcare system.

Vern Laine has been living with Crohn's disease for 35 years and counting. After many surgeries, bowel resections, fistulas, abscesses, fissures, kidney stones, obstructions, fatigue, dehydration, and many other complications, things seemed to have turned around, and other than Crohn's he is healthy. He enjoys writing about mental health, surgery as a treatment option, and symptom management.

Eshani and Vern look forward to answering your questions about the physical and mental aspects of living with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis (UC).

"Ask Me Anything" about managing Crohn's or UC

Symptoms, flares, treatment, tests – the floor is yours. Our Health Leaders will be there to answer your questions and share helpful resources based on their own personal experiences of living with IBD.

Can't make it during the live event, but still want to participate? No problem! Submit your questions for Eshani and Vern in advance here:

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Also in celebration of Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week, we are doing a giveaway! Starting Friday, December 1, 2023, and ending December 21, 2023, you can enter our IBD travel comfort pack giveaway! Simply enter your email address in the box here.

Good luck!

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