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Inflammatory Bowel Disease seminar topic

Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis) will be discussed Saturday, April 2, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany. Cost is $15 per person (breakfast and lunch included).

Aixa Toledo, M.D., will speak on rheumatologic issues that arise in IBD patients and available treatments.

Jean Buhac, M.D., will address dermatologic issues that arise in IBD patients and available treatments.

Keynote presentation by Scott B. Snapper, M.D., Ph.D., will be on new advances in understanding the cause of IBD and available medications for pediatric and adult IBD patients, and new therapies on the horizon.

Patient panel presentation, Living with IBD, is  planned.

Preregistration is required by March 28; visit http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/upstateny/.  For information on the event, presented by Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Upstate Northeastern New York Chapter, contact Linda, 518-608-5069.

Gloria Mazure

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Boomer & Senior Resources is dedicated to empowering area seniors, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to obtain the knowledge and resources needed to provide quality care for an aging relative, friend or patient.

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