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 - Meet Frank Garufi Jr.
Sara Ringer from Inflamed and Untamed ( http://inflamed-and-untamed.com ) takes over the hosting duties of The #IBD Round Table Discussion and interviews me, Frank Garufi Jr. of The Crohn’s Colitis Effect ( http://cceffect.org ).
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