Penn State Health: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Today on ABC27, viewers will have the opportunity to chat one-on-one with Penn State Health experts and a current patient about the diagnosis and treatment for those suffering with inflammatory bowel diseases including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both major categories of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) currently affects more than 2 million men, women and children in the United States

On Thursday, June 23 from 1-2 p.m., log on to from 1 to 2 p.m. to chat with a current patient and Penn State Health expert about IBD. Penn State Health expert Walter Koltun, M.D., director of the Penn State Health IBD Center and Rachael Hays, patient and IBD support group founder, will be available to answer your questions.

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