Inflammatory bowel diseases are painful ailments, so we explore this topic with panelist Dr. Marc Sonenshine of Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, and brought to you by HealthGate.
It has been estimated that approximately 1.4 million Americans are affected by inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) , especially Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. These are chronic diseases with no known cure that can be debilitating to live with and at times life threatening. North America is considered a high incidence area for IBD. In this show, Dr. Sonenshine will provide basic information on these diseases as well as provide information on symptoms, diagnosis, management, what’s new in treatments, and available support for these patients.
Marc B. Sonenshine, M.D./Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates
Dr. Sonenshine is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, Americasn Gastroenterological Association, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and the American Medical Association. His special interests include inflammatory bowel disease, prevention of gastrointestinal malignancy through cost-effective screening, and management of chronic liver disease.