You can learn about the latest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease from the comfort of your couch! Please join us on ZOOM. Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM If you’d like to attend this event you can purchase tickets here.
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation invites you to attend a fantastic educational day for people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Patients, families, nurses, advanced practice providers, and physicians are all welcome! The event takes place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Dallas Arboretum. Registration includes free parking and admission to the Arboretum after […]
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children occurs as a result of genetic and environmental factors. IBD is a condition that causes chronic inflammation of the intestines. For reasons that are not yet clearly understood, the child’s immune system becomes abnormally active against his or her own intestines. The most common symptoms of IBD include diarrhea(often with blood and […]
One of the most common causes of constipation is inadequate water and fiber intake. However, there are other not so commonly thought about reasons why children can become constipated. Medications Many non-prescription and prescription medications can have a drying effect on the body or cause slowing of intestinal transit time. Common medications in children that […]
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic lifelong condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. IBD includes Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. There are approximately 1.6 million people in the United States with IBD and 80,000 or more of them are under the age of 18. Important Facts about IBD: IBD is not the […]