This is the website of
Malta Association of Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis (MACC)
and is intended mainly as an online resource for people living in the
Maltese islands and who suffer from Crohn's disease or ulcerative
Living with these
conditions is a difficult journey with many twists and turns, and one
will have various questions at different points along the way. A number
of topics on this site will provide you with knowledge and support,
which we hope will empower you to play an active role in managing your
illness throughout your journey. Among the topics covered are:
- What is Inflammatory
Bowel Disease (IBD)?
- What are Crohn's
disease and ulcerative colitis?
- What are the symptoms?
- How is IBD treated?
- What do you expect
from a visit to your doctor?
- How to develop a
- How to control and
achieve more with IBD
- How to gain confidence
when talking to others about your IBD
- Kids & teens issues
- Latest research and
news on IBD
This site also has a
Members' Area where MACC members will have personalised
access to parts of this area and can gain special benefits. At the same
time, prospective members can find details on how to join MACC by
Most of the information
found in this site was made available to MACC by European Federation
of Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA)
Life and IBD website. We are
very grateful to EFCCA for giving us permission to reproduce material
from their Life and IBD website. It is hoped that in
future, most, if not all, of the information found on this site will be
made available in the Maltese language.
Whilst hoping that you
will find this site interesting, useful and relevant to your needs, we
would appreciate any feedback that will help us improve on the content.