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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


March 12, 2015

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Sunanda Kane, M.D., and colleagues dressed up in blue last week for “Wear Blue Day’ and colon cancer awareness. Colorectal Cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.. Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, Paul J. Limburg, M.D. will discuss the latest information on colon cancer prevention and […]

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Tags: cancer, colon cancer, Sunanda Kane


November 14, 2014

IBD and Cervical Abnormalities

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses a recently published study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology about cervical abnormalities in women with inflammatory bowel disease. Data in the past has suggested women with IBD have an increased risk for cervical abnormalities found on pap smears. This is due to the immunosuppressants used to treat patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. […]

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Tags: cervical abnormalities, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, IBD, Sunanda Kane


November 7, 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


September 25, 2014

Patient Story: Crohn’s Disease and Pregnancy

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

When I walked into Dr. Sunanda Kane’s office at Mayo Clinic, I was crying. I had been diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease not long before, and I was devastated by the news. I know some people who have Crohn’s, and they were not doing well. I had one baby and knew I wanted to have another, and I thought the […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, patient story, pregnancy, Sharing Mayo Clinic, Sunanda Kane


September 4, 2014

Anti-TNF Agents for Crohn’s Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses a recently published study in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics about the superiority of anti-TNF agents for Crohn’s disease.   Patients are interested in knowing if one anti-TNF agent is better than the others. Researchers at the University of Michigan conducted a study using statistical methods from previous studies. The results showed there was […]

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Tags: Anti-TNF agents, Crohn's disease, 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


July 17, 2014

Treat-to-Target Therapy in Crohn’s Disease Patients

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Do have Crohn’s disease and are wondering if your treatment therapy is working? Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses a recently published article in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology about treating to target Crohn’s disease.   The researchers, from the University of California at San Diego, previously published a paper on treating-to-target ulcerative colitis. Treating for intestinal healing is […]

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Tags: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Crohn's disease, Sunanda Kane


May 6, 2014

Adverse Perinatal Outcomes and IBD

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M. D., discusses a recent scientific paper published in the Journal of Perinatology about adverse perinatal outcomes for women who have IBD and are pregnant. The findings are consistent with previously done research in IBD. Obstetricians from Kaiser Permanente in California were able to study a large number of patients in their population and […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, gestational age, IBD, perinatal outcomes, preterm, Sunanda Kane, ulcerative colitis


March 20, 2014

Targeting Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis Patients

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M. D., discusses a recent study published in the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases journal about the feasibility of endoscopic assessment and targeting treatment for ulcerative colitis patients. Patients with ulcerative colitis usually end up on medications like Humira or Remicade and wonder if the medications are doing any good. Researchers at the University of […]

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Tags: endoscopy, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal, Sunanda Kane, ulcerative colitis


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