IBD Awareness

2011 Systematic Review on Management of IBD

The College and the ACG Institute published a new evidence-based systematic review on the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease as a supplement to The American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG) for April 2011, a special issue entirely dedicated to the modern management of IBD. This clinical monograph, based on a comprehensive meta-analysis, offers new graded recommendations on medical management of IBD by distinguished expert Task Force.

ACG IBD Task Force

Nicholas J. Talley, MD., PhD, FACG
University of Newcastle, Chair

Maria T. Abreu, MD, FACG
University of Miami

Jean-Paul Achkar, MD, FACG
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Charles N. Bernstein, MD, FACG
University of Manitoba

Marla C. Dubinsky, MD
UCLA Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG
University of Chicago

Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

William J. Sandborn, MD, FACG
University of California, San Diego

Thomas A. Ullman, MD, FACG
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Paul Moayyedi, BSc, MB, ChB, PhD, MPH, FRCP, FRCPC, FACG
McMaster University

Physician Resources

ACG’s Practice Guidelines for Ulcerative Colitis in Adults and Management of Crohn’s Disease in Adults.

Learn how IBD impacts the various phases of the reproductive cycle in the ACG Guide: Pregnancy in Gastrointestinal Disorders, where ACG Trustee, Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG, has written the section, “Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.”

Patient Resources

IBD Patient Health Center

IBD Podcasts  ACG experts answer questions on topics of most concern to IBD patients, their caregivers and loved ones. With an emphasis on helping patients live well despite their IBD, the podcasts address reproduction and fertility; diet and nutrition; new and emerging therapies; the importance of clinical trials; and pediatric IBD.

The ACG has also created a new resource to help patients manage IBD, ACG Expert Tips for Living Well with IBD.

Visit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation website to find additional resources and get inspired from personal stories.