IBD Social Netnography

Ms. Bibiana Martinez and Dr. Francis Dailey from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center present an IBD LIVE video abstract detailing their research that used social media data to examine IBD patients’ understanding of the risks and benefits associated with biologic therapies and how this affects decision-making.

The links below provide social media education, support and IBD Community interactions.

www.ccfacommunity.org - social network for IBD patients and caregivers with forums, peer education, monitored by the IBD Help Center
www.facebook.com/ccfafb - Social network for the IBD community, maintained by the Foundation and supported with content and resources by the IBD Help Center
www.ibdetermined.org - Interactive disease education and social network for IBD Patients

Current Issue Highlights


Health Care Services in IBD: Factors Associated with Service Utilization and Preferences for Service Options for Routine and Urgent Care

Bernstein, Matthew T.; Walker, John R.; Chhibba, Tarun; More

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases . 23(9):1461-1469, September 2017.



Individualized Infliximab Treatment Guided by Patient-managed eHealth in Children and Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Carlsen, Katrine; Houen, Gunnar; Jakobsen, Christian; More

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases . 23(9):1473-1482, September 2017.


Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Review of Known Environmental Protective and Risk Factors Involved

van der Sloot, Kimberley W. J.; Amini, Marzyeh; Peters, Vera; More

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases . 23(9):1499-1509, September 2017.



CD103+ Dendritic Cell Function Is Altered in the Colons of Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

Matsuno, Hiroshi; Kayama, Hisako; Nishimura, Junichi; More

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases . 23(9):1524-1534, September 2017.


Thiopurines Dosed to a Therapeutic 6-Thioguanine Level in Combination with Adalimumab Are More Effective Than Subtherapeutic Thiopurine-based Combination Therapy or Adalimumab...

Kariyawasam, Viraj C.; Ward, Mark G.; Blaker, Paul A.; More

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases . 23(9):1555-1565, September 2017.


Clinical Predictors of Future Nonadherence in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Severs, Mirjam; Mangen, Marie-Josée J.; Fidder, Herma H.; More

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases . 23(9):1568-1576, September 2017.


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