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Crohn’s Disease
23
Apr

Understanding IBS and Knowing When to Get Help

IBS and IBD – What’s the difference between? We hear a lot about IBS and sometimes about IBD, so some people wonder, are these just different names for the same disorder?  While both affect the digestive tract, the answer is no and it helps to understand the differences: IBS is irritable bowel syndrome It is...
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16
Dec

New Ways for Coping with Crohn’s Disease

Biologics have been effective for many patients, but not for all. New drugs, with new mechanisms of action, promise more help and hope. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affecting the lining of the digestive tract, often spreading deep into the lining of the affected organ. The cause of the disease remains a...
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21
May

What You Need to Know about Crohn’s Disease

Though there is no cure for this challenging disease, success can be measured in years of symptom-free, high-quality living. Crohn’s disease is a very challenging condition to treat,” says Dr. Sunil Khurana. In the 80 years since Dr. Burrill B. Crohn described it in a medical paper, neither its precise cause nor a cure for it...
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