Six tips for college students with inflammatory bowel disease

Danielle Leavitt inflammatory bowel disease Crohn'sGoing to college is an exciting time. But it can be particularly challenging for students who also suffer inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn’s disease.

On Thriving, our blog for patients and families, rising Harvard University junior Danielle Leavitt shares six tips for students like her concerned about managing their Crohn’s or colitis  on their own at college.

“Students with IBD can absolutely live the college dream,” Leavitt says. “The key is to be proactive and stay healthy.”


Do you have patients with IBD who are heading off to college? Read Leavitt’s tips on Thriving and let your patients know about them.