Kids can be so mean..........The best defense you can have is to be able to laugh it off. It might be really hard but once they see that their jokes and taunts don't bother you they'll move on to picking on someone else.
You might want to visit www.ccfa.org I believe they have a section especially for teens.
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