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The Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (ISCC) and Janssen Sciences Ireland UC have returned for a second season of the hugely successful podcast series, Gutcast, to educate and inform people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Comprising of four episodes in total, the podcast series features interviews with a range of medical experts and people living with IBD, discussing various topics related to IBD including, Lifestyle and Pregnancy, Surgery and Stoma, Family and Friends and a guided meditation. Gutcast aims to improve public awareness of the clinical and quality of life impact of those living with IBD.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 32 Ratings

The Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (ISCC) and Janssen Sciences Ireland UC have returned for a second season of the hugely successful podcast series, Gutcast, to educate and inform people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Comprising of four episodes in total, the podcast series features interviews with a range of medical experts and people living with IBD, discussing various topics related to IBD including, Lifestyle and Pregnancy, Surgery and Stoma, Family and Friends and a guided meditation. Gutcast aims to improve public awareness of the clinical and quality of life impact of those living with IBD.

    Episode Four: Surgery and Stoma

    Episode Four: Surgery and Stoma

    People with IBD can be faced with the decision between having stoma surgery or continuing to live with symptoms that can significantly impact their daily quality of life. In this episode, we will hear first-hand experience of a stoma surgery journey, the decision process and the supports that are available to patients. Radio presenter, Michaela Hayes who lives with a stoma shares her journey from surgery to recovery and advice for others. 

     

    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.

     

    • 35 min
    Episode Three: Guided Meditation

    Episode Three: Guided Meditation

    Stress doesn’t cause ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease but left unaddressed, it can make symptoms worse. Mindfulness for those living with IBD is about the importance of attention and awareness. It also helps patients to manage symptoms and their treatment journey. This episode is a 15-minute guided session led by Dr Susan Brannick focusing on breathing and relaxation. 

     

    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.

    • 17 min
    Episode Two: Lifestyle

    Episode Two: Lifestyle

    In this episode, we will delve into the many different ways IBD can impact the lives of those living with it, but also the ways in which lifestyle can impact the treatment journey. We will hear our host Amy Kelly in conversation with healthcare professionals as well as those with real-life experience of living with IBD as they discuss important topics like mental health, self-image, pregnancy, and diet. 




    As with all episodes, Lifestyle caters for everyone living with and affected by Crohn’s or colitis but especially for someone who has had an experience with pregnancy or is planning a pregnancy. 




    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.

     

    • 37 min
    Episode One: Family and Friends

    Episode One: Family and Friends

    Having Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis doesn’t just affect the person living with it, it can hugely impact the lives of their family and loved ones too. In this opening episode of the second season of Gutcast, we focus on the challenges faced by people with IBD and the valuable things family and friends can do to help them. It will also detail the information and support services available. Rachel Drury and her fiancé Des share their emotional story for the first time and how a life changing illness brought them closer together. 

    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.

    • 47 min
    Season 2 Trailer

    Season 2 Trailer

    Gutcast, the first podcast for people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Ireland, developed by The Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (ISCC) and Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, has returned for a second season.  The award-winning podcast was launched in 2020 in response to national research among people living with IBD in Ireland that explored the impact the disease on quality of life and highlighted the need for a convenient source of information to help manage living with IBD. Season 2 launches on 12th July. 

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

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

    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.

    • 47 min

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32 Ratings

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