Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient information sheet (English)

What is Inflammatory bowel disease?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to a group of disorders that cause chronic swelling and longterm inflammation of the digestive tract or gut.

IBD is a life-long autoimmune condition in which a person’s immune system attacks healthy cells in the gut causing inflammation and damage. It is a serious, long-term condition that can cause many health issues. Currently, there is no cure and treatments can vary widely...


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Job number: JB01827UK Date of Preparation: May 2022

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