BelongIBD - Better Living with Crohn’s & Colitis

A social & professional network for people living with IBD

Free and anonymous



BelongIBD - Better Living with Crohn’s & Colitis

A social & professional network for people living with IBD

Free and anonymous






Improving patient quality of life & quality of care worldwide,
through technology, services, data and AI

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The Invisible Disease

Your pain may be invisible. Your inflammation may be invisible. Your symptoms may be invisible. But you are not! Anyone who lives with Inflammatory

The Many Faces of Fatigue

Many people with Ulcerative Colitis (UC) complain about being fatigued from time to time. Trying to explain it to someone who is not experiencing

Ulcerative Colitis & Stress

Anyone who lives with Ulcerative Colitis (UC) knows that coping with it can be challenging. New routines, such as starting school or the first
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A Glance at Our Features

Direct Chat with World-Renowned Professional Experts

Leading experts address questions asked
by both patients and caregivers in various
professional groups, including: gastroenterology,
nutrition, ulcerative colitis, and more experts
in allied disciplines who provide reliable and
educational information.

A Supportive & Interactive Patient Community

An attentive and supportive social network of patients and caregivers. The forums provide assistance and support:
users share their personal experiences, tips and information,
support one another and assist each other in coping with daily
challenges, recovery, and the many facets of the journey.

Digital Calendar

Keep track and stay organized by scheduling personal and medical meetings, tasks, and upcoming activities.
Receive notifications and reminders on saved events.

Knowledge Center

Keep everything organized in one place. Medical records, interesting articles, podcasts, and more.
Folder management and secure storage, easy and fast access anywhere while sharing with family members and medical professionals.

Personalized Content, Updates and News Flashes

Breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML)
and big data capabilities enable personalized content and updates as well as treatment navigation tools that provide tips and reminders every step of the way.

Our Experts

Prof. Nitsan Maharshak - IBDbelong
Prof. Nitsan Maharshak
Head of the IBD Unit and the Bacteriotherapy Clinic

Is the Head of the IBD Unit and the Bacteriotherapy Clinic and a senior physician at the Department of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel) and serves as an Associate Professor at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine (Tel Aviv University). He has published more than 90 studies in peer reviewed journals and is engaged in clinical and translational research. Prof. Maharshak completed his medical studies at the Tel Aviv University, and specialized in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center. He was trained in basic research at the Immunology Department of the Weizmann Institute of Science and at the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is a member of the AGA, ECCO and IGA and has won several grants and actively participates in local and international conferences.

Dr. Yifat Yosef Lishtzinsky - BelongIBD
Dr. Yifat Yosef Lishtzinsky
A senior surgeon and in charge of the colorectal surgery field

A senior surgeon and in charge of the colorectal surgery field in Assuta Ashdod public hospital. She completed her residency in Beilenson hospital, and worked as a senior surgeon in the colorectal unit thereafter. Following her residency she completed her fellowship in colorectal surgery in ST Marks Hospital, London, UK, Which is one of the most prestige and well known colorectal hospitals in the world. During her training she operated on and treated many colorectal patients including colorectal cancer, proctology and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. She is a member the, European society of Coloproctology and European Chrohn’s and Colitis Organiztion, the Israeli Colorectal Society committee, a member of the Israeli Surgical Society. She teach and train interns and students in general surgery and participate in local and international meetings.

Danielle Best Clinical Dietitian - BelongIBD
Danielle Best
Clinical Dietitian

A registered dietitian& clinical dietitian have experience working in a Bariatric Surgery clinic. She is passionate about the power of nutrition as a means of improving overall health and well-being. Over the years, a lot of research has shown the importance of nutrition in many different conditions and chronic diseases. In the case of IBDs, the right nutrition can dramatically improve common side effects and digestive problems and can improve overall health and well-being. The topic of nutrition can be confusing due to the differing recommendations found online.


Are Our



Brandy Y.

“Suddenly you are not alone, there are many more like you”

Adi B.

“When you need professional answers or support – this is the place to go”

Belong IBD - Better living with Crohn’s & Colitis
Adam A.

“I discovered this amazing app that helps me deal with my problem. I was so excited to find it”

Belong IBD - Better living with Crohn’s & Colitis
Eran E.

“This app is a stepping point and a support for me”

Belong IBD - Better living with Crohn’s & Colitis
Mula M.

“Everything you need. Experts who help and people who are there to help people like me who suffer from the same condition”

Belong IBD - Better living with Crohn’s & Colitis
Nissim S.

“You feel that you are not alone in the world with this disease and learn a lot from others about how to cope in your everyday life”

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