Whether you have been diagnosed with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis or suspect that you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the experienced, caring physicians at the Atlantic Gastroenterology Associates Crohn's & Colitis Center can offer the most advanced diagnostic and treatment care available in the Southern New Jersey region.
Currently, there are no cures for either disease, but medications can be used to treat symptoms and often put the diseases into remission for long periods of time. Patients at the AGA Crohn's & Colitis Treatment Center can be assured that they have access to the most advanced diagnostic equipment available as well as the latest options in treatment thanks to AGA's commitment to clinical trials of the next generation of treatments.
At the AGA Crohn's & Colitis Treatment Center, attaining REMISSION is the ultimate goal.
What You Should Know About Crohn's & Colitis:
- The causes of both Crohn's and ulcerative colitis are unknown, though people with both conditions may have problems with their immune systems.
- High risk populations of both Crohn's and colitis include those with family history of the diseases or with Jewish ancestry.
- Although stress and certain foods can trigger symptoms, they do not cause Crohn's or colitis.
- Both conditions can be debilitating and sometimes can lead to life-threatening complications