Crohn's Disease

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Crohn's Disease.

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Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn's Disease

Fact sheet available from the CORE (formerly the Digestive Disorders Foundation).

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Crohn's and Colitis UK

Crohn's and Colitis UK is a voluntary association of people who are living inflammatory bowel disease, their families and friends, and the health professionals who care for them.

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Crohn's in Childhood Research Association (CICRA)

A membership organisation and registered charity dedicated to creating a wider understanding of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis), particularly as it affects children and young adults. Publishes information leaflets and other literature and provides support and advice through a nationwide network of self help and support groups.

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Crohn's Zone

Interactive Crohn's and colitis support community. Busy & friendly forums, member IBD Diaries, personal stories and chatroom. Free membership.

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Leukapheresis for inflammatory bowel disease

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Leukapheresis for inflammatory bowel disease.

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Crohn's disease - infliximab (review) and adalimumab

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Crohn's disease - infliximab (review) and adalimumab .

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Colonoscopic surveillance for prevention of colorectal cancer in people with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or adenomas

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Colonoscopic surveillance for prevention of colorectal cancer in people with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or adenomas.

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Extracorporeal Photopheresis for Crohn's Disease

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Extracorporeal Photopheresis for Crohn's Disease.

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Medicine Guide for Crohn’s Disease

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project. Includes detailed information about medicines used to treat crohn’s disease.

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BodyTalk

Website with audio tapes which you can hear online. Doctor Hilary Jones explains a wide range of medical conditions, including Crohn's disease, in easy to understand terms. You can hear Hilary explaining the condition to you, and because it is broken down into shorter sections, you can listen again to any part you didn't quite understand.

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Crohn's disease

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Crohn's disease

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7384 (v10)
Last Checked:
23 June 2011

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