Spotlight on Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, Maryland

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Crohn’s disease and are incurable of the intestinal tract. Both diseases have similar symptoms but are different in the manner in which they affect the digestive tract. Each disease also has different surgical options and may be treated with a spectrum of diverse medications. The most common symptoms of (IBD) include, but are not limited to, abdominal pain, weight loss, fever, rectal bleeding, skin and eye irritations, and diarrhea.

Q: What kinds of programs and services do you provide?

Since our founding more than four decades ago, has remained at the forefront of research in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Today we fund cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurture investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finance underdeveloped areas of research. In addition, our educational workshops and programs, along with our scientific journal, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, enable medical professionals to keep pace with this rapidly growing field. We are very proud that the National Institutes of Health has commended us for “uniting the research community and strengthening IBD research.”

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Good Deeds: Spotlight on Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Maryland

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are incurable chronic diseases of the intestinal tract. Both diseases have similar symptoms but are different in the manner in which they affect the digestive tract. Each disease also has different surgical
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