November is National Family Caregivers Month

Help support those that support you by telling them about our new Caregiving link on the ICA website. In addition, you can share the link about 15 sweet things to say to those with a chronic pain:

Cleveland Clinic Actively Enrolling

Do you live in the Midwest and suffer from chronic pelvic pain? The Cleveland Clinic is actively enrolling subjects in their INSPIRE (Intravaginal Stimulation for Pelvic Pain Improvement and Relief) trial. For more information visit

Calling all cooks!

The holiday season has officially begun! Or as most people think of it, “The Season of Eating!” Unfortunately, for most of us with IC, that can mean “The Season of Flares,” from eating too many non-IC friendly foods. We want … Continued

Opioid-induced Constipation (OIC )

Do you suffer from opioid-induced constipation (OIC)? This is the most common and challenging side effect of opioid pain-management. The World Institute of PainPathways Magazine, in partnership with drug manufacturer AstraZeneca recently released the findings of a 6 month survey … Continued

Giving Tuesday is Back!

#GivingTuesday is on Dec. 1 this year, so save the date and get all of your “shopping” for charitable gifts done in one day. No crowded malls or parking lots! No wrapping! Just you, your e-device, and a love of … Continued

ICA’s Online Support Community

There are currently 2000 participants in ICA’s Online Support Community! This resource is a great place of peace, hope, advice, and comfort for patients, family members, friends, and healthcare professionals looking for ways to better understand the impact of interstitial … Continued

Free Webcast on Nutrition and IBD

On Thursday, November 19th at 8:00pm EST, there will be a free webcast that talks about link between nutrition and IBD. During this webcast you will also learn tips for ensuring proper nutrition during social gatherings and hear about resources … Continued

ICA Participates in Patient and Health Advocacy Summit

On October 7 and 8, ICA joined other patient advocacy groups, healthcare provider organizations, academia, government, and biotechnology industry representatives at the fourth annual Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Patient and Health Advocacy Summit held in Washington, DC. The event provided … Continued