Yes, it's true. We are more likely to have both of those problems but it doesn't necessarily mean we will. I have been without my colon/rectum for 11 years, have not had kidney stones nor gall bladder issues. I don't eat or drink to prevent either, nor do I often think about it.
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998
1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics
2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic
2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free