Advocate For Ulcerative Colitis
Amber Tresca is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient who was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 1989 at the age of 16 and underwent 2-step j-pouch surgery in 1999. Today, she is a speaker, facilitator, and advocate for people with IBD and works as a medical writer and editor, focusing on patient-facing content in the digestive and rare disease spaces.
She blogs at AboutIBD.com and hosts the popular podcast, About IBD. Amber's goal is to help patients better understand their disease and to find quality, evidence-based information that will help inform their treatment decisions.