The Value of Support Groups when Living with Crohn’s Disease

The Value of Support Groups when Living with Crohn’s Disease
In a world where medical professionals have only a few minutes to go over a whole slew of symptoms, medication interactions, and surgical complications, it is impossible to cover the psychosocial aspects of one's condition(s). These aspects include methods of coping with the emotional roller coaster of living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This is where support groups come into the picture. They fill that gap between doctor-patient interactions and provide real-time support and understanding to patients caught in the rigmarole of hospital visit
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  1. kholder says:

    I hope that your guest will address the use of Faecal Calprotectin testing for inflammatory markers in Primary Care prior to even doing blood tests (TTG). Studies have already shown that coeliac children with high FCAL results indicating IBD, do much better on subsequent FCAL if they follow a gluten free diet. We see far too many physicians relying simply on blood tests for coeliac which are not always reliably accurate and carry a high healthcare cost.

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