Items Tagged ‘ulcerative colitis’

November 8th, 2016

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: More Common than Previously Thought


A recent report reveals that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), effect an estimated 3.1 million (1.3%) U.S. adults.  This is an increase from a report released in 1999 estimating that 1.8 million Americans (0.9%) were diagnosed with IBD. IBD is an immune-mediated chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, crohn's, crohn's disease, ibd, irritable bowel disease, News, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, uc, ulcerative colitis

July 13th, 2015

theGIConnection and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Foundation Partner to Provide Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Patients with Virtual Support Community


July 13, 2015 – Fort Worth TX/Sun Valley ID —OMNI Health Media (OMNI) and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Foundation (IBDSF) are pleased to announce a partnership with TheGIConnection that will both improve access to and increase support of patients and their families impacted by a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, collectively known as […]

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Tags: Chron's disease, General, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Foundation, online community, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer), theGIConnection, ulcerative colitis