Videos describing ulcerative colitis, including causes, symptoms, personal insights and treatments.
Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that causes swelling and ulcers in the innermost lining of the large intestine (colon). Learn more about its causes, symptoms and treatments.
What is ulcerative colitis?
(Animated IBD Patient, UK, 2012)
My life with UC
Effie Siamalekas was just diagnosed with UC. She wants you to know what she didn't so you can understand what's happening inside your body and take action to live your life your way despite having a chronic. It's honest and interesting. Have a look at this self-produced video.
(Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, Canada, 2016)
Ulcerative colitis treatment
Dr. Edward Loftus explains different medications used to treat ulcerative colitis and surgery for patients with ulcerative colitis. Dr. Loftus also talks about clinical trials for patients with ulcerative colitis and what patients living with ulcerative colitis can expect in the future. Note: different treatments may be available in NZ or Australia compared to the USA.
(Mayo Clinic, US, 2009)