Behind each digestive condition there are stories from people who are just as passionate as we are about finally helping the UK get to grips with guts.
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Phil’s Story – Diverticular disease / diverticulitis
Phil has a condition called diverticular disease, which is very common and most of the time, harmless. Phil’s bowel has developed small...
John’s Story – Oesophageal Cancer
How was John diagnosed with oesophageal cancer? Early on in 2020, John started to feel full after eating small amounts...
Kay’s Story – Liver Cancer
Hayley bravely shares her mum’s story and experience with liver cancer. Here is Kay's story:
Lara’s Story – IBS
When Lara was first diagnosed she felt like a lost cause, with too many people dismissing IBS as just an...
Steve Metcalfe – Oesophageal Cancer
Prudential Ride London brought oesophageal cancer survivor and doctor together after 6 years.
Rachel Sawyer – Anaemia and IBD
Living with iron deficiency anaemia: Inflammatory bowel disease. “It’s not like normal tiredness - the fatigue is bone-crushing.”
Natalie’s Story – Bile Acid Malabsorption & Gallstones
Guts UK is proud to provide expert patient information on a range of digestive diseases and symptoms. We truly believe...
Ray’s Story – IBS
“My name is Ray and I found Guts UK whilst I was researching my IBS symptoms online. Over the past...
Ann’s Story – Microscopic Colitis
Ann shares her Microscopic Colitis story The relief of the right diagnosis – microscopic colitis Ann is 67 and...
Diane’s Story – Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction
Coping with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction (CIP) and Mesenteric Plexitis On reflection it all began in 1969 when Diane presented to...
Nikki’s Story – Living with IBS
Living with IBS is a constant battle; a battle that can leave you frustrated and often feeling exhausted.
Cliff’s story- Autoimmune Hepatitis
This is Cliff's story about his experience with autoimmune hepatitis, after it going undetected for more than twenty years.