Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder that involves the rectum and the colon (the large bowel) mainly in the mucosa and sub mucosa regions of the gut.
Meet Effie Siamaleker. The 24-year-old was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis just two months prior to sharing this video in January. Listen in while she explains her journey with the disease so far — from initial symptoms to a colonoscopy that showed she had ulcerative colitis. She also reveals how people react to invisible illnesses such as IBD.
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