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  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Liver Diseases

  • The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

  • IBDInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a general name for chronic diseases that cause inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. The two most common types of IBD are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

    If your child has been diagnosed with IBD, chances are you have a lot of questions. This time of diagnosis can be confusing and overwhelming. We are here to help.

    Commonly asked questions include:

    • What is IBD?
    • Why did this happen to my child?
    • What can we expect when visiting our doctor?
    • How is IBD diagnosed?
    • What medications are used?
    • Will my child be ok?

    Some answers to these commonly asked questions are available online by downloading a Personal IBD Notebook.

    Remember, you are not in this alone. We are here to support you and your family. We want to answer your questions and work with you to provide the very best care for your child so that you can help your child lead a full life.

    Please contact us at 401-444-8306 if you have any questions, or would like to make an appointment.