Behind each digestive condition there are many personal stories from people who are trying to understand their disease, improve their symptoms and get well.
For stories on pancreatitis visit the Pancreatitis Awareness Campaign section of the website.
William – Diverticular Disease
William got in touch with Guts UK shortly after his 75th birthday. He'd taken on a life-long dream of doing...
Richard Aylett – Liver Transplant
Richard is a patient of Dr Mark Fox, Gastroenterologist at Whiston & St Helen’s Hospital who ran the London Marathon...
Rachel Sawyer – Anaemia and IBD
Living with iron deficiency anaemia: Inflammatory bowel disease. “It’s not like normal tiredness - the fatigue is bone-crushing.”
Ann’s Story – Microscopic Colitis
The relief of the right diagnosis – microscopic colitis Ann is 67 and remembers having problems with her bowels from...
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.