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Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis? Follow These Social Media Accounts

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What even is ulcerative colitis (UC) anyway? You just heard these two words for the first time, and they were probably paired with “no cure,” “colonoscopies,” “chronic,” and a myriad of other scary words.

It’s a lot to unpack when you learn you’re living with a chronic condition like UC. The good news? There are p-l-e-n-t-y of people who have sat right where you’re sitting, and they are talking about it on social media.

Not to toot my own horn here, but I do tend to post things about my life with UC on my Instagram account, @caitpilksmith. I don’t have thousands of followers, but I do have an unfiltered take on life in general with a chronic illness.

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