Mayo Clinic on Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

by Francis A. Farraye, M.D., M.Sc., Sunanda V. Kane, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Mayo Clinic on Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

by Francis A. Farraye, M.D., M.Sc., Sunanda V. Kane, M.D., M.S.P.H.

$19.99

This item will be released August 15, 2022.

Strategies to manage IBD and take charge of your life

Francis A. Farraye, M.D., M.Sc., Sunanda V. Kane, M.D., M.S.P.H.

  • Millions of Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
  • IBD is associated with chronic inflammation that sometimes flares up. Damage to the GI tract that occurs with IBD can be serious and requires treatment.
  • Researchers are actively working toward a cure for IBD. But in the meantime, there are ways to manage the disease and minimize its symptoms and side effects.

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The facts

1.6 million

Americans have IBD, split about equally between Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

Description

Mayo Clinic on Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis is a comprehensive, evidence-based resource that includes up-to-date information on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or you’ve been living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for many years, having accurate, unbiased and credible information is essential to your health. Informational needs range from understanding Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, available treatment options and therapies on the horizon, diet and nutrition guidance, and emotional and mental support resources.

This valuable guide can be shared with anyone living with IBD and with family and friends supporting someone with IBD. The chapters are easy to read and written in a supportive voice. The book is filled with patient stories, bringing to life the diverse experiences of living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Written by world-class medical specialists, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting trusted information and expert insight.

2022 • 193 pages • Mayo Clinic Press

About the Author

About the author

Francis A. Farraye, M.D., M.Sc.

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About the author

Sunanda V. Kane, M.D., M.S.P.H.

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