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    Living your best life with inflammatory bowel disease

    Published on November 27, 2017 By Rachelle Hoover, CRNP, gastroenterology, Mount Nittany Physician Group

    The term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is used to describe the conditions—known as autoimmune gastrointestinal diseases—caused by chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. The two forms, Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease, have some differences but are managed similarly. I believe the most important aspect of managing these complex medical disorders is being armed with reliable information from trustworthy medical sources. Developing a trusting relationship with your healthcare provider and remaining on chronic medical therapy as prescribed are also importan...

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