A new guidebook and video is now available from the American College of Gastroenterology to help patients understand that ulcerative colitis (UC) is a treatable condition that can be managed effectively. This valuable resource is designed for patients who are newly diagnosed with UC, their loved ones and caregivers, and includes a video that addresses common questions about UC.
The guidebook offers and in-depth look at the condition, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as information on managing diet, finding help and support, talking to your doctor about pregnancy and UC, and a list of resources for further information.
A 15-minute educational video featuring real-life patient stories, including musician Casey Abrams, TV’s “American Idol” contestant, and an interview with IBD expert, Stephen B. Hanauer, M.D, FACG.
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