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5 Great nutrition apps that can help you manage IBD

Posted: September 16 2021

By Elizabeth Yun If you’re like many people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), you may have noticed that what you eat can directly influence how you feel. (Ever eaten a bag of trail mix and had stomach cramps the rest of the night?)  Since IBD affects the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, your diet plays an important role in keeping […]

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3 Famous Olympic athletes share how they manage Crohn’s disease

Posted: September 7 2021

By Janissa Delzo, M.P.H. Managing a chronic condition such as Crohn’s disease can be more than uncomfortable and disruptive to your daily life. However, you can stay active and pursue the activities you enjoy with the right treatment plan. Famous Olympic athletes with Crohn’s disease such as Kathleen Baker, Alyxandria Treasure, and Carrie Johnson are all examples of […]

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Research

High burden of ulcerative colitis in Australia

Both patients and physicians request more time for routine ulcerative colitis appointments.

By Kenny Walter While the majority of patients are satisfied with ulcerative colitis (UC) treatments, the overall disease burden remains high in Australia. A team, led by Susan J. Connor, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology, Liverpool Hospital, South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, evaluated the impact , perceptions […]

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Risk factors associated with inflammatory owel Disease

Expert gastroenterologists review the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) along with the associated risk factors.

Remo Panaccione, MD, FRCPC, Jessica Allegretti, MD, MPH, Edward Loftus Jr., MD, William Sandborn, MD Watch video here. Transcript: Remo Panaccione, MD, FRCPC: Hello, and welcome to this HCPLive® Peer Exchange titled “Optimizing Treatment Strategies to Manage Inflammatory Bowel disease.” I’m Dr Remo Panaccione, a professor of medicine at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada. […]

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How to Find Answers When Mysterious (and Painful) Gut Symptoms Take Over Your Life

Posted: August 19 2021

By Mallory Creveling Kate Kareha keeps a folder in her attic filled with notes, doctor’s appointment summaries, photocopies of books, and flyers about inflammation. She also has a saved email with her medication history, the supplements and herbs she takes, and diet info as well as details about the emotional side of a Crohn’s disease diagnosis; she […]

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Crohn’s disease symptoms in females

Posted: August 4 2021

By Elizabeth Pratt Crohn’s disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The condition is characterized by inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Any part of the GI tract can be impacted, from the mouth to the anus. People of any sex are equally likely to be diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. Frequent Symptoms Symptoms of Crohn’s disease may […]

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Tips for eating at restaurants when you live with IBD

Posted: August 3 2021

By Emery Wright If you live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), you may be able to relate to feeling anxious or frustrated about dining at restaurants. It can feel stressful not knowing how the food was prepared and what ingredients were used. Many people living with IBD prefer to cook meals at home so they can […]

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News

No ‘one size fits all’ for access

Posted: July 21 2021

The Council is promoting the importance of taking positive action and has compiled a range of practical resources to help. Among the resources, all available online, is a simple premises checklist that helps identify barriers that may prevent people from using their service or group. Council’s community development and participation manager Kim Bush said one […]

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7 Questions every doctor wants you to ask after an ulcerative colitis diagnosis

Posted: July 15 2021

By Meghan Rabbitt After an ulcerative colitis (UC) diagnosis, you’ll find yourself immersed in a new world—trying to understand your autoimmune disease, sort through various treatment options, and work with your doctor to chart a path forward. And while you’ll find all kinds of information about your condition online, asking your doctor some key questions about […]

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What I’ve learned about work and Crohn’s disease

Posted: July 6 2021

By Basmah Ali Even though my parents were more flexible with my siblings’ and my career choices, it was still expected for us to study hard and do well. That, along with the Western mentality to value fast-paced work environments, can put a lot of pressure on people with Crohn’s disease such as myself. In my case, I […]

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