4th Annual Intense Intestines Golf Outing

4th Annual Intense Intestines Golf Outing

Join us for a fun day of swinging the clubs around Sterling Farms Golf Club to help patients with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis.

Cycling the Big Apple for IBD

Cycling the Big Apple for IBD

Join the #WeWillBeatIBD team on Sunday, May 7th to ride 40 beautiful miles around New York City for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and ostomies.

Beyond the Bathroom Awareness for IBD!

Beyond the Bathroom Awareness for IBD!

Help us raise IBD awareness and show the world that Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis go Beyond the Bathroom.

Never Stay Quiet

Never Stay Quiet

Welcome to the Intense Intestines Foundation website. We want all IBD and ostomy patients to Never Stay Quiet.

This is some of IIF founder Brian Greenberg's story.

John Egan Shares His IBD Story

John Egan Shares His IBD Story

John has skied all over the world with Warren Miller and shared his IBD story with the IIF.

Intense Intestines Scholarship Winner Sarah Brocker

Intense Intestines Scholarship Winner Sarah Brocker

We are happy to announce Sarah Brocker as the IIF's second Intense Intestines Scholarship winner.

#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 12 – IBD Tip Tuesday: Brandi Chastain and IBD Game Plan

January 31st, 2017

We are very excited about this episode of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast. The IIF’s Brian Greenberg had the honor to interview Brandi Chastain of the Olympic gold medal winning soccer team and the World Cup winning teams as well. They discuss her son Jaden’s newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease, how they are tackling … Read More

#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 11 – IIF Friday: Beyond the Bathroom Awareness for IBD

January 27th, 2017

In episode 11 of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discusses how Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are not what so many believe them to be, they aren’t just bathroom disease. In reality Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis have an endless list of symptoms that impact a patient both physically … Read More

#WeWillBeatIBD Episode 10 – IBD Tip Tuesday: Preparation for Emergencies with Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

January 24th, 2017

The IIF’s Brian Greenberg brings you another episode of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast and our IBD Tip Tuesday series. This is where Brian talks about IBD and gives quick and to the point advice on how to live with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In this weeks episode Brian talks about how … Read More

Anal Fistulas: The Symptom No IBD Patient Likes To Talk About

January 22nd, 2017

Fact: Crohn’s disease can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. Understandably, people don’t talk much about one of the most painful symptoms that can accompany Crohn’s: anal fistulas. For most people, these are very difficult and embarrassing to discuss, as they can result in bleeding, infections and the … Read More

#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 9 – IIF Friday: The Intense Intestines Scholarship

January 20th, 2017

Our team at the Intense Intestines Foundation is very proud of the programs that we have developed to help patients with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and ostomies out NOW! In this episode, the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discusses the Intense Intestines Scholarship and how it impacts the lives of young adults striving … Read More

Change Your Life With IBD In 12 Weeks

January 17th, 2017

Recently I was asked to read a book called The 12 Week Year by Brian T. Moran, and it has changed my life. The book is not about changing your life if you live with a disease; it’s generally about life management and sales. Nonetheless, I still found many of the tips … Read More

#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 8 – IBD Tip Tuesday: Hydration with Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

January 17th, 2017

In this weeks episode of IBD TIp Tuesday on the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discuss the importance of hydration with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, how it impacts the body, and give 3 easy to follow suggestions on how to make staying hydrated a little easier. Want to get … Read More

Episode 7 of the #WeWillBeatIBD Podcast – IIF Friday: Mission and IBDebt Grant

January 13th, 2017

Welcome to another episode of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast and our new series IIF Friday where we will be discussing a variety of topics on the IIF mission, programs, events, awareness projects and more. In this episode the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discuss the IIF mission and one of the IIF’s main programs … Read More

Episode 6 of the #WeWillBeatIBD Podcast – IBD Tip Tuesday: The Best Medicine for IBD

January 9th, 2017

What is the best medicine for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? It’s hard to find at times but simple at the same time. It’s having a positive mindset. IIF Founder and President, Brian Greenberg discusses how having a positive attitude can change everything when taking on the challenge of IBD in … Read More

Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn’s & Colitis 2017

November 14th, 2016

On Sunday, May 7 2017 the IIF will be riding for the fifth time in the Five Boro Bike Tour around New York City. This ride is for ALL ability levels and doesn’t require a large amount of training.  The 40+ mile tour goes through all five boroughs of New York … Read More