Patient care consists of a multidisciplinary approach and a transitional program.
The Yale Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program is devoted to the care of children with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). Inflammatory Bowel Diseases are chronic gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. IBD in children can present with various symptoms including abdominal pain, diarrhea, blood in stools, and poor weight gain. It is estimated that approximately 50,000 children suffer from IBD in the United States and the numbers are rising.
Dr. Dinesh Pashankar is on the CCFA Connecticut Medical Advisory Committee and both he and Susanne Johnson, APRN have presented at CCFA educational sessions. Susanne Johnson is a volunteer...
We are a participating site for the DEVELOP Registry for Pediatric IBD. We also participate in a research study to assess genetic base of inflammatory bowel disease in children.
|Yale Adult IBD Program||http://ibd.yale.edu|
|CCFA Crohns Colitis Foundation of America||http://www.ccfa.org/|
|CCFA Takes Steps Walk||http://online.ccfa.org/goto/team.yale|
|Information about Inflammatory Bowel Disease||http://www.gastrokids.org/content/7/en/IBD|
|Information for Children and Young Adults|
|Children with IBD||http://www.ccfa.org/assets/pdfs/activitybookweb.pdf|
|Teenagers and IBD||http://www.ucandcrohns.org/|
|College Life and IBD||http://www.ibdu.org/|