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Get tips for living with Crohn's Disease

3:02 PM EDT, October 29, 2012

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Tips to help with living with the challenges Crohn's disease will be offered during a free educational discussion planned for Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 241, at Harford Community College.

Learn facts about Crohn's disease as well as simple strategies for working with your gastroenterologist to manage your condition. Educational support and resources, provided by the Abbott Crohn's Patient Advocate Program, will also be available.

Crohn's patient advocates are trained professionals with the latest knowledge about Crohn's disease, including patient resources and support. The Crohn's Patient Advocate Program is not a replacement for a medical professional or a gastroenterologist trained in treating Crohn's. Advocates will not provide medical advice. The goal of the Crohn's Patient Advocacy group is to help improve understanding of Crohn's disease so patients can better manage the condition.

For additional information, contact marci.ziemski@abbott.com or 410-322-4824.