8 Famous People With Ulcerative Colitis

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Ulcerative colitis

by Karen Pallarito

Ulcerative colitis can cause pain, fatigue, anemia, and serious bowel symptoms. But with treatment, it doesn't have to consume your life.

"For most of us, we can keep this under control; this is not a diagnosis which you think, 'My life has ended,'" says Cuckoo Choudhary, MD, a clinical assistant professor of medicine, gastroenterology, and hepatology at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia.

Here are eight people with ulcerative colitis who achieved fame for their artistic, athletic, business, and political contributions.

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