Few people go through life without ever having digestive problems, but for about 1.4 million Americans with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), chronic painful diarrhea, stomach cramps and other digestive problems are part of everyday life. Ulcerative colitis is one such IBD for which there is no cure, other than surgery to remove the colon. However, there are effective treatments and habits that can make living with the disease much easier. Take this quiz to see just how much you know about ulcerative colitis.
—Laura Flynn McCarthy