Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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May 11th, 2016

CCFA to Study Impact of Specific Diets on Crohn’s Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

One of the first questions that people diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have is, “What can I eat, and will changing my diet help with the symptoms or even cure my disease?”  The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) has been given $2.5 million to investigate the value of a carbohydrate-rich diet and a Mediterranean-style diet in preventing relapse in […]

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Tags: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), dietary changes, Food and Crohn's Exacerbation Study (FACES), IBD, Sunanda Kane


December 1st, 2015

CCFA Awareness Week: Dec.1-7, 2015

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be difficult, but the right resources and support can make day to day living much easier. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. In an effort to raise awareness and support […]

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Tags: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Crohn's disease, IBD, Jeanne Tung, ulcerative colitis


November 9th, 2015

Highlights of ACG’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2015

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

For five days, from October 16 to October 21, 2015, renowned experts in the field of gastroenterology offered clinical insights and real-world perspectives at the American College of Gastroenterology’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Hawaii. Dr. Sunanda Kane, M.D., summarizes some of the bigger studies that were presented at the meeting, including key research done on 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP), (Purinethol) Azathioprine, […]

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Tags: American College of Gastroenterology, IBD, Sunanda Kane


March 27th, 2015

Colon Cancer: Prevention and Screening Webinar

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Dr. Paul Limburg, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discussed prevention and screening of colon cancer during a live webinar on Wednesday, March 25th. Watch a rebroadcast of the webinar below and learn about a variety of colon cancer related topics. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd.

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Tags: colon cancer, IBD, Paul Limburg, webinar


November 24th, 2014

The Natural History of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis in Olmsted County

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., discusses the the epidemiology and natural history of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in Olmsted County during Grand Rounds presented by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Watch the video on the Medical Professionals Video Center. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd. Dr. Loftus is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Crohn's disease, Edward Loftus, Grand Rounds, ulcerative colitis


November 7th, 2014

Management of IBD in Pregnancy

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses the management of inflammatory bowel disease and pregnancy during Grand Rounds. She provides an update about recent research in IBD and pregnancy. Watch the video on the Medical Professionals Video Center. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd. Dr. Kane is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Grand Rounds, IBD, pregnancy, Sunanda Kane


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