Navigation Links
Nationwide Survey Reveals Differing Physician and Patient Perceptions Regarding Impact of Ulcerative Colitis on Patients' Lives
Date:12/7/2007

ed quality of life for those who suffer from UC," says Dr. Rubin.

Ulcerative Colitis: Patients' Perception Compared with Other Chronic Diseases

A second presentation of the surveys' findings analyzed UC patients' responses to quality of life questions as compared to the responses of patients with three other chronic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis [RA], asthma, and migraine) and found that UC takes a relatively high psychological toll. Patients were recruited through an actively managed panel of approximately 900,000 US adults that includes people from all US demographic and geographic groups.

More UC patients indicate that they think their disease is controlling their lives (53 percent; n=451) than RA patients (44 percent; n=309), asthma patients (19 percent; n=305) or migraine patients (37 percent; n=305) (p<0.05). UC patients also report feelings of stress (82 percent), depression (62 percent), and embarrassment (70 percent) at higher rates than patients with any of the other chronic conditions surveyed (p<0.05).

The majority (62 percent) of patients with UC feel that the disease makes it difficult to lead a normal life, which is significantly higher than the proportion of patients with asthma (33 percent) or migraine (59 percent) who feel this way (p<0.05).

"We conclude that patients with UC experience a significantly higher psychological burden, and their symptoms are frequently more disruptive to their lives, than patients with the other diseases in the survey. As such, we as physicians should initiate communication with UC patients on quality of life issues in order to better understand the effects this disease is having on them and aggressively treat the disease and its concomitant psychological effects to lessen the burden," said Dr. Rubin.

About LIALDA

LIALDA is part of a drug class called aminosalicylates, which contain 5-aminosalicyclic acid (5-ASA). 5-ASA is a well-established drug of choice and often a fi
'/>"/>

SOURCE Shire PLC
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related medicine news :

1. Flu Vaccinations Begin on September 29 Maxim Health Systems to Provide 24,000 Flu Shot Clinics Nationwide
2. Joint NJ/NY Rally for Addiction Recovery to Be Hub of Events Nationwide
3. Photo: Tanger Outlet Center Shoppers Nationwide can Choose Pink to Fight Breast Cancer
4. Joint Juice Launches New Ready-to-Drink Glucosamine & Vitamin-Enhanced Dietary Supplement Water Nationwide
5. Activate America(R) Brings Together YMCAs Nationwide to Promote Small Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle During America on the Move Week With the YMCA, September 22-29, 2007
6. NIH/NCI renews and extends nationwide license for Genomatix software and databases
7. 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and American Red Cross Sign National Agreement to Increase Diverse Outreach Nationwide
8. New Website Launches Healthy Vending in Schools Nationwide to Help Combat Childhood Obesity
9. First Nationwide Class Action Filed on Behalf of Consumers Who Purchased Topps E. Coli Contaminated Ground Beef
10. American Cancer Society awards research grants to 109 investigators at 77 institutions nationwide
11. Nationwide independent Taser study results suggest devices are safe
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/4/2015)... ... ... Dating a real millionaire online can be more difficult. Millionairematchapp.com is a ... the worries from meeting partners. Recently, the site announced they're publishing of a ... have responded with excitement. , “There's quite a few millionaire dating apps online, ...
(Date:7/4/2015)... ... July 04, 2015 , ... ... industry’s leading recognition of technical sales expertise from the North American Board of ... ProfessionalTM. NABCEP is the most highly respected and well established national certification organization ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... Greenville, SC (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Society has announced the sessions and speaker lineup for its 2015 ... nursing, taking place August 6-8, 2015 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... July 03, 2015 , ... ... providers, has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer recruitment ... executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... , ... July 03, 2015 , ... Jennifer Renee Hanes, ... Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the ... medical director of our Sienna Plantation facility,” said Executive Medical Director of First Choice ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MillionaireMatchapp.com Publishes the Best Millionaire Dating App and Official Dating Site Reviews 2015 2Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 2Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 3Health News:RNS Announces Sessions and Speaker Lineup for the 2015 Annual Conference of the Rheumatology Nurses Society 2Health News:RNS Announces Sessions and Speaker Lineup for the 2015 Annual Conference of the Rheumatology Nurses Society 3Health News:Jane Phillips Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nursing Officer 2Health News:Jane Phillips Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nursing Officer 3Health News:Dr. Jennifer Renee Hanes Named by First Choice Emergency Room as Medical Director of Missouri City, TX Facility 2Health News:Dr. Jennifer Renee Hanes Named by First Choice Emergency Room as Medical Director of Missouri City, TX Facility 3
... officials add hot peppers and cilantro as suspect foods, ... -- The number of people sickened in the ongoing ... types of tomatoes remain the suspected cause, U.S. health ... potential suspects as well. , "We continue to ...
... Peake: Provide Counseling for All Combat Veterans, WASHINGTON, ... other assistance in 39 additional,communities across the country where ... by fall 2009., "Community-based Vet Centers -- already ... VA,s mental health program," said Dr. James B. Peake,Secretary ...
... People are more likely to be,active in the summertime ... -- than at any other time of the year. ... at their peak. Natural Solutions: Vibrant,Health Balanced Living magazine ... just in time for the dog days ahead. The ...
... years of publishing groundbreaking research, the June issue of ... pivotal research and significant discoveries in the field of ... without charge from HFES., For over half a century, ... safety and efficiency of systems, environments, tools, and products. ...
... Calif. Children,s Hospital Oakland,s research institute is ranked ... National Institutes of Health to children,s hospitals. In 2007, ... awards from the NIH. This feat was accomplished with ... institute,s grants second in the nation. , ...
... inspire better performance by pressuring their teams. Now, proteomics ... their analyses. In a simple solution to a time-consuming ... in their protocol squeezes four hours of waiting into ... see how well it worked," said biochemist Daniel Lopez-Ferrer, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Salmonella Illnesses Now Largest Foodborne Outbreak in U.S. History 2Health News:Salmonella Illnesses Now Largest Foodborne Outbreak in U.S. History 3Health News:VA Vet Centers Coming to 39 Communities 2Health News:Stay Safe This Summer With Chemical-Free Sunscreen and DEET-Free Bug Repellent, Says Natural Solutions Magazine 2Health News:Human Factors Journal celebrates 50 years 2Health News:Pressured proteins: A little pressure in proteomics squeezes 4-hour step into a minute 2Health News:Pressured proteins: A little pressure in proteomics squeezes 4-hour step into a minute 3
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ) today ... year ended June 30, 2015 results on Thursday, July 30, ... press release with ResMed,s results will be issued after 1:00 ... webcast to discuss operating results and future outlook. ... US Pacific Time and the live webcast of the call ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Roche,s Bloodhound technology is on the ... hematology testing, according to Kalorama Information.  The healthcare ... its Bloodhound digital cell imaging technology –as newly ... hematology analyzer – is notable as a play ... leader CellaVision, but also compete more broadly in ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015  The Green Exchange, Inc., the developer,s of ... compliant mobile app that connects cannabis growers directly to ... announced today that their service provides the fastest delivery ... more than half a dozen other delivery apps that ... is unique in that it connects growers directly ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2015 Results 2Kalorama: With Bloodhound, Roche Closes in on High-Growth Hematology Segment 2Kalorama: With Bloodhound, Roche Closes in on High-Growth Hematology Segment 3New Cannabis Delivery App Gets Product to Patient in Under 7 Minutes 2
... SAN DIEGO , Feb. 16 PatientSafe Solutions, ... safety, today announced the executive management team tasked with executing ... patient safety in healthcare.  James M. Sweeney, Chairman and Chief ... eight successful healthcare product and service companies including Caremark, Bridge ...
... , CLEVELAND , Feb. 16 ... earned a NorTech Innovation Award for its advancements in radiation ... for its unique combination of medical imaging and radiotherapy, which ... therapy is used to treat nearly two-thirds of today,s cancer ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PatientSafe Solutions, Inc. Announces Management Team 2PatientSafe Solutions, Inc. Announces Management Team 3ViewRay Wins NorTech Innovation Award 2
... and Response catheters comprise the world's ... for electrophysiology procedures. Their advanced catheter ... superior torque response with a soft, ... and French sizes, Supreme and Response ...
Lumenis 1000 Integrated Slit Lamp Fully-integrated biomicroscope slit lamp laser delivery system, complete with built-in LaserLink, parallel optics, magnification changer, micromanipulator and multi...
... Adding the S-Link LaserLink to ... Selecta Duo, a versatile Nd:YAG ... laser that extends treatment capabilities ... anterior segment and posterior pole ...
The ACP 215 is the automated closed system cell processor with integrated process control....
Medicine Products: