Digestive disorders affect millions of people of all ages – from children and teens to young and mature adults. Whether you or someone you know suffers from a chronic digestive disorder, you know the affects the symptoms can have on daily life.

Making your voice heard to Government officials in Washington D.C is vitally important. Although current times prevent us from doing so in-person, this video offers insight into what an advocate is, why advocating matters, and how to educate and inform law makers. 

Ways to educate

  • Raise awareness and share your personal story
    • Your voice matters!
  • Talk with your Legislators
    • As constituents, make law makers aware of what diseases are having a significant impact on you and others you know.

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