Ulcerative Colitis Guidelines

When treating their patients, physicians want to use the best tests and the most effective treatments available. This often means making choices fr...

Prednisone

Prednisone

What is it? Prednisone is under a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by suppressing the immune system which results in a decrea...

Methotrexate (Rheumatrex)

What is it? Methotrexate is under a class of medications called immunosuppressants. It works by partially inhibiting the activities of the immune ...

Why hasn t a cure been found for crohn s disease or ulcerative colitis

Why Hasn't a Cure Been Found for Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis?

When people talk about a Crohn’s disease cure or an ulcerative colitis cure, they are typically implying that they want a medication, surgical proc...

Dr. Nancy Fu

What is ulcerative colitis

What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Many people pay no mind to the digestive process; they eat their food, go about their day, eat sleep and repeat. But fo...

How a dietitian can help you with your crohn s or colitis

How a Dietitian Can Help You With Your Crohn's or Colitis

When dealing with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you may have many questions surrounding nutrition. Are there any dietary changes that migh...

Ashley Charlebois

Diet and inflammatory bowel disease

Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Although there is no substantial evidence that diet alone can treat or cure inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), clinical practice and scientific evid...

Entocort (Budesonide)

What is it? Entocort is under a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by suppressing the immune system which reduces the inflammat...

Sulfasalazine

What is it? Sulfasalazine is under a class of medications called 5-aminosalicylates (5-ASA). It works as an anti-inflammatory by limiting the prod...

Meeting energy and nutrient needs with crohn s disease

Meeting Energy and Nutrient Needs With Crohn's Disease

A proper diet can help prevent malnutrition and avoid nutrient deficiencies. Eating well will improve energy levels, help with symptom management, ...

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