Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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

Items Tagged ‘treatment’

October 29, 2015

Relapse Rates High in IBD Patients Who Stop Treatment

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, are chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract which require long term treatment to achieve remission, and to prevent relapses. While current therapies are effective, many concerns exist regarding their long term use. Recently, a new area of research has emerged, namely, the question of the optimal duration […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, Gastroenterology, IBD, relapse, remission, treatment, ulcerative colitis, William Tremaine

February 20, 2015

Treatment of Crohn’s Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Laura Raffals, M.D., discusses treatment options available to patients with Crohn’s disease. For more information about IBD, visit Dr. Raffals is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

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Tags: Crohn's disease, IBD, Laura Raffals, treatment

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