Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Optimizing Treatment for Patients With IBD
November 03, 2021

A glance at therapeutic strategies being investigated to improve the treatment and outcomes of patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease.

IBD: Managing Ongoing Disease Activity
November 03, 2021

How to best treat a patient with inflammatory bowel disease who demonstrates no disease response to initial biologic treatment, as well as insight surrounding the treatment of patients who develop perianal disease.

Monitoring a Patient on Biologic Therapy Used for IBD
November 03, 2021

Recommendations for monitoring a 24-year-old woman treated with biologic therapy to manage inflammatory bowel disease to evaluate treatment efficacy.

Selecting a Biologic Therapy for IBD
October 27, 2021

Factors that impact which biologic therapy a gastrointestinal specialist may initiate for a patient with inflammatory bowel disease, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Measuring Treatment Response in Patients With IBD
October 27, 2021

Recommendations when assessing response to biologic therapies used to treat ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease.

The IBD-Cancer Link: 3 Key Questions
May 04, 2015

There is a lot of new information about the link between various malignancies and inflammatory bowel disease. Here: answers to 3 key questions.

Dietary Assessments Valuable for Crohn Disease Patients
October 22, 2013

Diet diaries and food frequency questionnaires are both effective tools to capture important patterns between food items and symptoms of IBD.

Iron deficiency Anemia in IBD: These Patients Need Primary Care
June 18, 2013

IDA is commonly seen in IBD as a result of iron malabsorption and, ironically, chronic blood loss through disrupted mucosal surfaces.

Celiac Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Co-Occurrence Increases Pancolitis
March 11, 2013

Patients with UC who also have celiac disease may be at higher risk for pancolitis as opposed to more limited forms of inflammatory bowel disease.

Probiotics: What Role, if Any, in the Management of IBS? IBD?
March 09, 2013

The mechanisms and effectiveness of probiotics in treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease are emerging.