Welcome to The Crohn’s Colitis Effect
Knowledge Is Power
Our goal is to bring awareness and education around Inflammatory Bowel Disease ( IBD )
The more we learn about how IBD, Crohn’s, and Colitis affect the millions of people diagnosed with it, the better chance we have of making a difference in their lives.
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> Domenic first started showing symptoms when he was 2 months old. Bloody stools, lack of appetite, and painful bowel movements were some of the symptoms
> Domenic was finally diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at age 3 1/2 after his third endoscopy and colonoscopy.
> Domenic is currently being followed by Dr. Albenburg at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for the last six years.
> The average person is diagnosis between ages 15 and 35
> IBD affects both men and women equally
> Its estimated over 2.2 million people have IBD worldwide
> Approximately 20% of people with IBD have a family member with IBD.
> Former smokers are at the highest risk for developing ulcerative colitis, while current smokers have the least risk.
IBD Round Table Discussion
IBD Round Table Discussion SPECIAL - IBDSocialCircle at DDW14
The video you are about to see was made while attending Digestive Disease Week in Chicago and gives you an insight on what we are trying to do. If you have any questions or feedback on this video I would love to hear from you.
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