Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Items Tagged ‘medication adherence’

April 6, 2016

Can You Teach a Teen New Tricks?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

These days, everyone seems to have a coach. Here, Dr. Jeanne Tung, M.D., talks about problem solving coaching by telephone for teenagers with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We know that successfully taking medications for IBD is critical in inducing and maintaining remission. However, studies have shown that many teenagers may not be following through with […]

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Tags: coaching, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Jeanne Tung, medication adherence, phone counseling, teenagers

February 27, 2014

Medication Adherence in Children and Adults

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M. D., discusses recent articles published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal about medication adherence for children and adults with ulcerative colitis. The first article focuses on pediatric patients and whether or not parents could predict how much medication their children were taking. This study looked for a correlation between […]

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Tags: adherence, Gastroenterology, IBD, medication adherence, Sunanda Kane, ulcerative colitis

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