DAYTON — The Southwest Ohio Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America invites patients living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, their families, and caregivers to an upcoming program, Take Control: Managing IBD Decisions.
The program will feature local experts in the field of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The program will take place on Thursday, October 15 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Register today at www.ccfa.org/chapters/swohio or by calling (513) 772-3550.
The program features Kelly Sandberg, MD, MSc, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Dayton Children’s Hospital; Michael W. Gorsky, MD, FACP at Dayton Gastroenterology, Inc.; and Anjali Morey, MD, PhD at Digestive Specialists. The program is free and open to the public. Free parking is available and light refreshments will be provided.
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic digestive diseases that range in their severity. Some patients are able to put their disease into remission with the use of pharmaceuticals while many require surgery. It is estimated that some 1.6 million Americans suffer from IBD, with approximately 30,000 new cases diagnosed each year.
For more information, contact Aaron Bley at (513) 772-3550.
Reach the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America at 800-932-2423 or visit www.ccfa.org.