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December 1, 2015

CCFA Awareness Week: Dec.1-7, 2015

By Kanaaz Pereira

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 for patients and families battling Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis, Dr. Jeanne Tung, M.D., highlights some of the research and activities, and invites you to join the conversation during CCFA's Awareness week.

The week of December 1-7, 2015 is reserved to encourage all Americans to help find cures for inflammatory bowel diseases and raise support for the now 1.6 million Americans battling Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis through awareness and advocacy.

To learn more about Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, visit

For more information about IBD, visit

Dr. Tung is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic.

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

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