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Heather’s Story (Ulcerative Colitis)

I was just about to turn 17 when I was diagnosed with an autoimmune digestive disease called ulcerative colitis. It and Crohn’s disease are collectively called Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD. Essentially, my immune system mistakenly thinks there are foreign bodies in my intestines.  It attacks my intestines and creates …

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