Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Discussing the latest advances in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

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December 4, 2015

Faecal Testing and IBD

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), mainly consisting of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are lifelong intestinal disorders, and disease flares are often unpredictable and significantly affect the patient’s quality of life. Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses stool tests for pediatric and adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease, focusing  on two proteins that may help identify active inflammation. Read […]

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Tags: IBD, protein, stool testing, Sunanda Kane


May 8, 2015

IBD and Stool Testing

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses stool tests for pediatric and adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Specially, Dr. Kane focuses on two proteins that may help identify active inflammation. Read the full study online here. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/IBD. Dr. Kane is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: IBD, protein, stool testing, Sunanda Kane


August 15, 2014

Stool Testing and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses noninvasive test options for identifying if someone has inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).   It’s common knowledge that one of the symptoms of IBD is diarrhea. Before having a colonscopy, it’s prudent to think of other noninvasive tests that may be helpful in figuring out whether a test, like a colonoscopy, is warranted. […]

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Tags: IBD, noninvasive testing, stool testing, Sunanda Kane


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