Read the stories of some patients who came to UPMC for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) treatment.
Although everyone’s care experience is unique, we hope these stories will help prospective patients and their families better understand these treatments and their potential impact on patients’ lives.
(Note: These patients' treatment and results may not be representative of all similar cases.)
To schedule an appointment with an IBD subspecialist gastroenterologist, call 412-647-4194.
To learn more about the UPMC Digestive Disorders Center, call, toll free, 1-866-4GASTRO (1-866-442-7876).
IBD Connect is a support network for people with IBD.
The network is made up of volunteers coping with the same disease who offer encouragement by sharing their own experiences about overcoming stress and challenges associated with IBD. Learn more about IBD Connect.
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