Unite for a Free Virtual Seminar for Patients with IBD

(Unify, Network, Inspire, Treat, Educate) is an annual UPMC education program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients, their families and loved ones. This free virtual seminar will include a panel of IBD experts to provide information about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in this population, behavioral health interventions and new treatments.

WHY: An estimated three million Americas were diagnosed with IBD, a condition that causes inflammation of the intestine. IBD is a collection of chronic conditions including Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. The UPMC Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center has one of the largest IBD-subspecialist gastroenterologist teams in the nation and recognizes the impact IBD symptoms can have on a patient’s quality of life.
WHO:
  • IBD experts including physicians, medical professionals and patients will participate in panel discussions.
  • Adults and teens dealing with IBD, as well as their families and loved ones, should attend.
WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 13
**Preregistration is required: Submit the registration form to receive a link to the event.
WHERE: The seminar will be held virtually.
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