Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease and Other Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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Although no singular known cause for inflammatory bowel disease exists, medical research has led to new treatments and a reduction in mortality rates associated with the disease. Inflammatory bowel disease includes a variety of gastrointestinal disorders that cause similar symptoms and impact a patient's quality of life. There is no cure, but symptomatic relief can be found with a variety of treatments, including medical, surgical, and nutritional. As with many diseases, a multifaceted approach is commonly the best for successful treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.