Entries by Gastroenterology Health Partners

Understanding Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. Crohn’s can occur in any area of the digestive tract from mouth to anus, but most often affects the lower small intestine.  Here’s what you need to know about Crohn’s Disease.  Causes and Risk Factors The cause of Crohn’s disease isn’t […]

5 Things to Know About Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. When someone has UC, ulcers form where inflammation has injured cells lining the colon and these ulcers eventually may bleed and create pus. This can lead to the colon needing to be emptied frequently.  While there is no cure, […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

April 2, 2020 This is our fourth weekly update regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Below, you will find updated facts and figures.  Quick Facts The coronavirus causing COVID-19 has now spread to 205 locations internationally (as of 4/1/20). Confirmed cases and deaths 750,890 confirmed cases and 36,405 deaths worldwide (as of 3/31/20) 186,101 confirmed cases and […]