In honor of Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week, Dec. 1 – Dec. 7, share AGA programs and resources with your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients to help them better understand and manage their condition.
IBD Insider: Patient Updates from the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®
AGA and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation are hosting our first-ever live virtual patient and caregiver scientific symposium. This free program will provide live updates from the 2020 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress on Jan. 25, 2020, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Encourage your patients to learn more and register for the event.
IBD Parenthood Project
The AGA IBD Parenthood Project aims to address misperceptions and fears women with IBD and their health care providers experience throughout all phases of family planning. Visit www.IBDParenthoodProject.org for resources to share with your patients, including a downloadable toolkit with visual and patient-friendly education.
The education for health care providers section has free learning activities and videos designed to support you in all aspects of providing care before, during and after pregnancy.
What patients need to know about living with IBD
The content in this series will help your patients understand IBD, the difference between ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, disease management, and surgical, medical and lifestyle treatment options. Available online and in the AGA Patient Education section of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. AGA videos are available in English and Spanish.
Understanding biologics and biosimilars
Help your patients better understand their treatment options by sharing AGA’s patient education on biologics and biosimilars:
- Available in English and Spanish.
- AGA videos in English and Spanish.
- What are biologics and biosimilar drugs? Order copies for your office at http://www.aga-resources.com/biologics/order.php.
Share these resources on your practice website or social media channels and tag @AmerGastroAssn.