‘Education is Power’: Pregnancy and IBD

Inflammatory bowel disease is somewhat unique compared with other immune-mediated diseases. Its closest cousins, like rheumatoid arthritis, usually affect patients later in life.While all immune-mediated diseases can have a dramatic impact on a person’s life, IBD can come very early and patients may undergo decades of therapy. Additionally, for many patients, a diagnosis coincides with a time in life complicating not only their lives but also the management of their disease; the child-bearing years.Uma Mahadevan, MD, co-director of the Colitis and Crohn’s Center at the UniversityRead More

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