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Today is World IBD Day. The number of elderly patients is increasing

MedExpress Team


Published May 19, 2023 08:00

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An international survey of seniors suffering from ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, lectures by specialists and meetings in Polish cities, and the purple illumination of famous edifices - on May 19, patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) around the world will celebrate World IBD Day.

The survey for people with IBD aged 60 and older was created in seventeen languages and includes, among other things, questions about quality of care and life for seniors. It was created by experts from the European Federation of Crohn's and Colitis Ulcerosa Associations (EFCCA). The Polish version was developed and made available today (19.05.) on its website by the EFCCA-affiliated "J-gut" Society.

- "We want to learn more about the condition, treatment, complications and associated diseases of people with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease at an older age," explains Magdalena Sajak-Szczerba, secretary of the "J-gut" Society and EFCC...

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