Our Library of Resources
A collection of articles, stories and other useful resources to help support you in your health and wellbeing journey.
World IBD Day 2021
18 May 2021
May 19, 2021 is World IBD Day. This day helps bring those in the IBD community together to raise awareness, create change in government and healthcare systems,...
What you Need to Know About Calprotectin and Testing for IBD
11 May 2021
We have put together a quick guide that answers the most commonly asked questions about calprotectin and its role in testing for and diagnosing Inflammatory...
What is a Health Coach?
06 May 2021
Making long-term changes in your life that have a positive impact on your physical and mental health, can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. This is where a...
How To Improve Your IBD By Using A Medication Tracker App
05 May 2021
The My IBD Care App includes a medication tracker feature. Here, we explain the value of this tool for those living with IBD and how medication tracking can...
IBS vs IBD: How can I tell the difference?
30 Apr 2021
Since both IBD and IBS both involve abdominal discomfort, this confusion is completely normal. Both IBD and IBS affect your digestive system and your gut and...
How to Manage Pain with an Inflammatory Condition
27 Apr 2021
Dr Rabia Lalani is a Gastroenterologist specialising in the management of conditions of the gut-brain connection. She spoke to the Ampersand Health community...
Self-Injection Anxiety: How do I cope with the fear of injecting myself?
13 Apr 2021
A recent publication highlighted 5 important factors that can affect how well patients manage their self-injections.
Clive’s Journey with RA: the Good, the Bad, the Funny (Part 2)
29 Mar 2021
Clive returns to tell us about how he self-manages his symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis through journaling, diet and supportive tools - and acceptance.
How Using A Bowel Movement Track App Can Help Improve Your IBD
28 Mar 2021
Bowel movement tracking might not sound pleasant, but it's a practical way of keeping on top of your IBD and empowers you, with your specialist, to create the...
Researchers Look at Reddit to Better Understand RA and Mental Health – This is What They Found.
24 Mar 2021
Insights into mental health and RA are limited. But patients are increasingly turning online to share their experiences and reach out for support.