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January 9, 2015

IBD and Impact on School Experience

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

As school starts back up after winter break, Jeanne Tung, M.D., lists helpful tips for children to minimize their condition’s impact on their school experience. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd. Dr. Tung is a a pediatric gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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Tags: IBD, Jeanne Tung, pediatric care, tips


April 24, 2014

Meet Emma: The App that Hopes to Keep Young IBD Patients on Track

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Educating and providing resources are important parts of pediatric care. About 25% of people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are diagnosed before the age of 18. Providing pediatric patients with resources and information to transition them into independent management of their disease is a difficult task with no guides for the transitional process. Researchers at Mayo […]

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Tags: Emma, IBD, iPad app, Jeanne Tung, pediatric care, pediatrics, technology, University of Oklahoma


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