What stomach issues are cause for concern?
You may be having a difficult time trying to decide if your symptoms warrant checking with a doctor. There are a few symptoms—what I like to call red flags—that should send you to your provider right away.
Led by an internationally recognized medical director, our center is one of the highest-volume inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) programs in the region. Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to providing precision medicine and personalized care for every patient, from diet and nutrition to medical therapy and surgery. We create individualized treatment plans for each patient to ensure the best outcomes possible.
To refer a patient to the IBD Center, fill out the referral form and fax to: 614-293-1456.
On the form, please indicate Gastroenterology as the "Refer to" and IBD as the diagnosis.
Please provide specific information about IBD diagnosis, most recent episodes/labs, medications, and any other pertinent information.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is a national leader in conducting clinical trials for the prevention and treatment of various disease, including IBD. Our center has many active trials, ranging from medication and surgical trials to nutrition and mental health to provide the best outcomes possible.
Nutrition plays such a huge role in the lives of IBD patients.That’s why we offer a free, 1-hour education session for patients with Crohn’s Disease (CD) or Ulcerative Colitis (UC) to help with improving overall nutritional status. This is a dietitian-led, interactive class focusing on the most current information to promote gut health. There is conflicting dietary information in the media as it relates to nutrition and CD/UC. This class dispels myths while promoting a nutritionally balanced diet.
Nutrition and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
2nd Monday of each month, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Outpatient Care East, Room 3081
543 Taylor Ave.
Columbus, OH 43203
Topics include: improving dietary tolerance, preparing balanced meals, navigating the nutrition facts panel and supplementing with vitamins and minerals.
We know women living with IBD have unique concerns. That's why we have a dedicated Director of Women's Health to provide comprehensive care to address all female-specific issues.
Plus a team of specialists from other disciplines ready to step in to assist in treatment.
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