Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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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

March 7, 2014

Technology and IBD

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Jeanne Tung, M. D., discusses advancements in technology and how it helps to treat patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. A group of pediatric gastroenterologists are using an iPad application to track patients’ symptoms. This app tries to enhance the communication between the doctor and the patient. The patients get an automated response when to take […]

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Tags: IBD, Jeanne Tung, Mayo Clinic, Oklahoma Medical Center, symptom trackers, technology

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