Episode Seven: Have the Guts to speak Up: Personal stories of Crohn’s and colitis

Season 1, Episode 7,   Aug 17, 2020, 01:00 AM

This episode will explore the personal stories of three people living with IBD. Comedian Andréa Farrell, who was diagnosed with IBD in 2017 on her 26th birthday, Munster and Irish rugby player John Ryan who lives with ulcerative colitis and former Monaghan Gaelic football player Andrew Kieran who also lives with ulcerative colitis talk about how the diagnosis has impacted their lives and how they have gone on to have a busy and fulfilling life and careers, despite their conditions.  

This episode was recorded between November 2019 and February 2020. 

If you have been affected by any of the content in the series please contact your healthcare professional or the ISCC helpline on + 353 1 531 2983 available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9.30am – 12.30pm.  

Gutcast is a partnership between the Irish Society of Crohn’s and Colitis and Janssen Sciences Ireland UC. For more information please go to ISCC.ie

The views, information or opinions expressed during the Gutcast podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not represent those of the Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease or Janssen Sciences Ireland UC. The primary purpose of this podcast series is to educate and inform and is not a substitute for professional diagnosis or treatment. This podcast is supported by funding from Janssen Sciences Ireland UC.