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As research in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) advances, the landscape is rapidly evolving; requiring reinforcement of the most important and clinically relevant data. This educational series will provide the latest information on research, treatments, and management of IBD with a focus on the most pressing and relevant topics identified by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation's National Scientific Advisory Committee on Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
With 1.6 million Americans living with IBD, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and approximately 70,000 new cases diagnosed annually, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is dedicated to developing and cultivating IBD healthcare providers through continued education and creation of valuable resources that directly impact the standard-of-care and everyday clinical practices in IBD.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the only national organization dedicated to driving efforts in IBD research, education and support for patients, caregivers, and professionals.  The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is building initiatives to address high priority areas, and developing the tools, including this educational series, to educate healthcare professionals and meet patients’ needs.  
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As research in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) advances, the landscape is rapidly evolving; requiring reinforcement of the most important and clinically relevant data. This educational series will provide the latest information on research, treatments, and management of IBD with a focus on the most pressing and relevant topics identified by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation's National Scientific Advisory Committee on Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
With 1.6 million Americans living with IBD, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and approximately 70,000 new cases diagnosed annually, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is dedicated to developing and cultivating IBD healthcare providers through continued education and creation of valuable resources that directly impact the standard-of-care and everyday clinical practices in IBD.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the only national organization dedicated to driving efforts in IBD research, education and support for patients, caregivers, and professionals.  The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is building initiatives to address high priority areas, and developing the tools, including this educational series, to educate healthcare professionals and meet patients’ needs.  
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    Keys to Approaching Difficult Cases in Crohn’s Disease

    Keys to Approaching Difficult Cases in Crohn’s Disease

    Guest: Iris Dotan, MD


    Here to share his insights on difficult cases in Crohn’s disease is Dr. Eytan Mor from the Rabin Medical Center in Israel. Dr. Mor defines for us what a difficult case in Crohn’s disease looks like and the various treatment options that are available.
    Published August 27, 2020

    Understanding the Importance of Nutrition in IBD

    Understanding the Importance of Nutrition in IBD

    Guest: James Lindsay PhD, BM BCh, FRCP


    Nutrition plays an important role in inflammatory bowel disease, but it’s important to instill in patients the understanding that even though a healthy diet can help reduce symptoms, it doesn’t mean that the disease itself has improved. Here to share how he talks about nutrition with his patients and other key management strategies like the low FODMAP diet is Dr. James Lindsay, Professor of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Barts Health in London.
    Published August 27, 2020

    Reviewing Difficult Cases in Ulcerative Colitis

    Reviewing Difficult Cases in Ulcerative Colitis

    Host: Britt Christensen, MD


    Tune in to hear Dr. Britt Christensen from Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Australia discuss difficult cases she’s encountered and the steps she takes to care for her patients with ulcerative colitis.
    Published August 7, 2020

    Key Considerations for Managing IBD with Surgery

    Key Considerations for Managing IBD with Surgery

    Host: Amy Lightner, MD


    When patients with inflammatory bowel disease find that certain treatments aren’t working for them, should we resort to surgical options? Tune in to hear Dr. Amy Lightner, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Immunology at the Cleveland Clinic, share her experience and key considerations.
    Published August 7, 2020

    A Perspective on Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    A Perspective on Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Host: Stacy Kahn, MD


    Inflammatory bowel disease in pediatric patients is not as uncommon as you may think. Dr. Stacy Kahn, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, shares her experience with healthy diet plans, preparing families for transition, and more.
    Published August 7, 2020

    How to Start a Path in Clinical Research

    How to Start a Path in Clinical Research

    Guest: Siddharth Singh, MD


    There are multiple resources at hand to help guide you toward a career in clinical research, and here to share them along with his overall experience in the field is Dr. Sid Singh, clinical gastroenterologist at UC San Diego.
    Published August 7, 2020

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