About Us

This educational activity has been developed by:
Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. and Imedex, LLC.

An Educational Collaborative with:
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

This website is designed for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to find the latest information and receive advice about IBD from medical experts. You’ll find slideshows, downloads, and animations on topics ranging from what causes IBD (both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) to the medications and surgeries used to treat IBD to how IBD can be managed to achieve the best quality of life.

This educational activity is supported by:
AbbVie, Given Imaging, Salix, Shire, UCB, Warner Chilcott

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.

This website was originally launched on January 01, 2012.