U.S. Survey Sheds Light on How Ulcerative Colitis Affects Patients’ Lives

U.S. Survey Sheds Light on How Ulcerative Colitis Affects Patients’ Lives
Two-thirds of ulcerative colitis patients believe the disease affects their personal relationships and half think it impacts their ability to obtain an education or their career, a U.S. survey shows. The UC Narrative Survey, conducted in the fall of 2017, covered 301 patients and 149 gastrointestinal specialists. Patients said they struggle with intimacy, mental health and perceptions

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One comment

  1. Janet says:

    I don’t have these conditions but I had a colon resection in the colorectal area and frequently have the same symptoms, as well as lower back pain on occasion in addition to the lower or upper abdominal pain or discomfort. The area where they are connected is smaller than the rest of the colon and sometimes there are sores there. The only groups I see are colon cancer ones, but they don’t regularly talk about the same issues that I have in common with the people from this survey

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