These resources offer more information about Crohn’s disease


The following resources have been compiled to help you get support outside the HUMIRA AbbVie Care programme. We hope you find them useful.

Own Your IBD

An information portal for New Zealanders with, or caring for someone with, Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, which are both inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). This site has been developed by AbbVie.

Crohn’s and Colitis New Zealand

Crohn’s and Colitis New Zealand is a charitable trust that aims to provide support, advice and information to interested people who have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis and their families and caregivers.

Toilet Map New Zealand

For people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, finding the nearest available toilet can often be a critical situation. Toilet Map lists more than 7,500 public toilets in New Zealand.

Food Savvy

Food Savvy is a team of NZ Registered Dietitians committed to assisting Kiwis achieve their personal health goals.

Other resources from overseas. Please note that treatment available in other countries may not be available in New Zealand.

IBD Passport

IBD Passport is an award-winning website that provides comprehensive, practical and reliable information on all aspects of travelling with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.

Crohn’s and Colitis Australia

Center for Digestive Diseases Australia

Crohn’s and Colitis UK

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand

Talk with your doctor

We’ve put together a checklist that you can take along to your gastroenterologist visit to discuss symptoms and treatment options.

Download your ‘Getting ready for your gastroenterologist visit’ guide.

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