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LiveWell Chronic Disease Management
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Who it is for

 Patients of a Gastroenterologist who has been diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis.

Goals                       

To provide assistance with and education pertaining to IBD disease management in order to control symptoms and prevent complications through:

  1.  In depth educational sessions about:
    •Disease (cause and course)
    •Treatment options (side effects & administration)
    •IBD Wellness and primary prevention strategies

  2. Support for administration of medications (subcutaneous and intramuscular administration)

  3. Medical Liaison
    •Facilitation of communication between the patient and members of the interdisciplinary health care team (test results, follow-up assessments)
    •Facilitation of rapid medical assessment for IBD patients experiencing a disease flare

Service                   

Clients will meet with an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals who will assist them with the multifaceted management of their disease.  Individual treatment plans will be developed based on input from the client as well as the team members.  Clients may meet with individual team members either through clinics or by appointment as required.

Cost                        

Free

How to Register   

Clients must be referred by a Gastroenterologist affiliated with the Multidisciplinary IBD Clinic at the Royal University Hospital.

Schedule               

Clients will be followed through clinic appointments or by individual appointments depending on the needs of the individual patient.  

 Location

•LiveWell Chronic Disease Management
•Patient Education
•Royal University Hospital
•103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon SK S7N 0W8

Contact

IBD program:
Phone: 306-844-1002
Fax: 306-844-1523

Last Modified: Thursday, August 29, 2019 |
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