Navigation Links
Ulcerative Colitis (UC) Sufferers Find UC Quite Disruptive to Many,Aspects of Daily Life

quired two to four times daily dosing and up to 6 to 16 pills a day.

"It's troubling that almost one-third of UC patients are not taking medication because the standard of care is that all patients with a diagnosis of UC should be on medication to maintain control of the condition and reduce the likelihood of relapse," says Dr. Rubin. "The other challenge we need to address is compliance. More convenient dosing regimens such as once-daily dosage formulations may be part of the solution."

Bridging the physician/patient gap

Patients are also normalizing their experiences with flare-ups, a serious worsening of UC symptoms. UC patients reported an average of eight flare-ups per year. Four out of five (81 percent) of those surveyed say they consider the number of flare-ups they experience to be "normal" for their condition. On the other hand, in a survey of gastroenterologists also done as part of UC: NORMAL, physicians reported that a "typical" number of flare-ups per year on average is three among all patients (2 flare-ups if condition is mild; 4 if condition is moderate; 5 if condition is severe).

UC patients admit that they do not report all of their flare-ups to their physicians, making it difficult for physicians to understand the impact of UC on their patients' lives. One-third (34 percent) said they are sometimes reluctant to tell their doctor about flare-ups.

"If patients are experiencing multiple flare-ups a year, they should feel empowered to talk to their physicians openly about their disease and ask if their current therapy is appropriate for them," says Dr. Rubin. "As physicians, we need to ask questions to encourage patients to be forthcoming and open with us about the challenges they face and the concerns they have."

As a company committed to educating patients and working with physicians, Shire is developing a program that will launch this fall and is designed to help foster increased discussion between physician
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related medicine technology :

1. AM-Pharma Announces Positive Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial with Alkaline Phosphatase For Ulcerative Colitis
2. Chi-Med Announces Positive Phase II Proof-of-Concept Data for HMPL-004 in Ulcerative Colitis
3. Long-Term Extension of Ulcerative Colitis Study Shows Remicade Responders Maintained Improvement Through Two Years of Follow-Up
4. Analysis of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) Remission Rates from Long-term Safety Study of Lialda (mesalamine) Presented at DDW
5. Callisto Intends to Move Guanilib into Clinical Trials in Ulcerative Colitis
6. New Survey Finds Troubling Data on American Asthma Sufferers
7. New Study Shows A1c Reduced Safely By Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Using Self-Adjusted Dosing Starting With Once-Daily Insulin Treatment Levemir
8. Phase II Results Show Once-Daily Dosing of Human GLP-1 Analog Liraglutide, Brings Patients to A1c Target
9. New Study Shows A1c Reduced Safely By Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Using Self-Adjusted Dosing Starting With Once-Daily Insulin Treatment Levemir
10. International Movement Disorder Specialists Receive New Information About the Use of Once-Daily Azilect in the Treatment of Parkinsons Disease
11. New Study Analyses Confirm Once-Daily Seroquel XR Extended-Release Tablets as Effective Treatment for Schizophrenia
Post Your Comments:
(Date:8/22/2014)...  Mark Riccio, director of Cornell University,s multi-scale ... the online crowd-funding platform Kickstarter to bring non-invasive ... and would-be superheros everywhere: "for FREE." Riccio,s campaign, ... if you had Superman,s X-ray vision?" The campaign ... from elementary through high school students, academic institutions, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)...  Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR ), a ... monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical ... , its President and Chief Executive Officer, will be ... as a member of the Board of Directors, effective ... on an interim basis by Michael T. Leatherman ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  Aptuit LLC ... West Lafayette, Indiana , has enhanced its ... characterization of small and large molecules, including biologic ... the Bruker maXisPlus Q-TOF mass spectrometer. ... , CEO, Aptuit, said, "The expanded large molecule ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cornell's X-ray Imaging Lab Director Uses Kickstarter Campaign to "Democratize" Advanced 3D Imaging 2Landauer, Inc. Announces Executive Management Change 2Aptuit SSCI Adds Ultra High Resolution Q-TOF Mass Spectrometer for Large & Small Molecule Analyses 2
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 Ticket Down is a ... Kalamazoo, New Orleans, Albuquerque and Rapid City. For fans looking ... Medium,” Theresa Caputo, allows just that. Caputo was born and ... of a close knit family who began to see spirits ... healer, realized she had a chance to do what most ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ... post-production. Luciana Lagana , aka Dr. Luciana, is finding ... a limited budget and while taking care of hundreds of ... The 10-minute trailer for the show is completed, and she ... with other fun projects including those of her husband, actor/screenwriter ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading pan-European organisation ... of three outstanding individuals receiving the Society,s esteemed ... Carsten Bokemeyer, Heikki Joensuu and Peter Boyle on ... September, Madrid, Spain. , Carsten Bokemeyer will receive ... the transition of cancer discovery into real benefit ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Chest pain, breathing difficulties, fainting. Each year approx. 265,000 ... of serious illness. New research from Aarhus University and ... as many as every fourth patient are ... severe symptoms that led to the acute hospitalisation., "Naturally, ... examinations at the hospital disprove that there is a ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... slowed and some of its symptoms curbed by ... Also, the painful inflammation that accompanies illnesses ... be reduced, according to the findings of a ... Dr Olumayokun Olajide, who specialises in the anti-inflammatory ... phase of research can explore the development of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Theresa Caputo Tickets in Kalamazoo at Wings Stadium, Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Kiva Auditorium in Albuquerque and Rapid City at Don Barnett Arena Now Available 2Health News:Professor Luciana Lagana Dedicates to Her CSUN Students the “Dr. Luciana Show-Aging and Falling” AOF Festival Nomination (Screening at Krikorian Monrovia Cinema on 08/25) 2Health News:Professor Luciana Lagana Dedicates to Her CSUN Students the “Dr. Luciana Show-Aging and Falling” AOF Festival Nomination (Screening at Krikorian Monrovia Cinema on 08/25) 3Health News:Professor Luciana Lagana Dedicates to Her CSUN Students the “Dr. Luciana Show-Aging and Falling” AOF Festival Nomination (Screening at Krikorian Monrovia Cinema on 08/25) 4Health News:ESMO honors outstanding oncology professionals 2Health News:ESMO honors outstanding oncology professionals 3Health News:Many patients are discharged without a diagnosis 2Health News:Research underway to create pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer's and Parkinson's 2
... HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein of Jordan yesterday called for ... a medical conference hosted by the Aswan Heart Centre. , ... years in paediatric cardiology could not have happened without adequate ... to be done as we acquire more experience and develop ...
... ... After months of training and preparation, today the SUMMIT ON THE ... (19,340-ft) mountain - Mt. Kilimanjaro. The reason? To raise awareness about ... clean water programs in the developing world. , To view the ...
... , LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 ... statement regarding Governor Schwarzenegger,s recommended cuts to the state,s ... budget today. , "The Governor,s proposed 2010/2011 budget ... with disabilities, and those who provide them with vital ...
... ATLANTA, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ - It,s important for health care ... of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health ... , Part of the 2009 economic stimulus package, the HITECH ... encourage the use of electronic health record (EHR) systems among ...
... , , NEW YORK, Jan. 8 ... it will broadcast The Dean,s List: A Decade in Medicine ... the last ten years hosted by Dr. Andrew Brotman, Vice Dean ... XM,s 24/7 health and medical channel. , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO ...
... , , ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8 ... waves through, virtually the entire field of health care law. ... BNA,s Health Law Reporter advisory board, in a ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO ) , The majority of survey respondents applauded ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HRh Princess Haya Highlights Need for Medical Research 2Health News:PUR Water Filtration and P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program Take Jessica Biel, Kenna and Other Cultural Influencers to Meet Those Affected by the Clean Drinking Water Crisis Before Embarking on SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro 2Health News:PUR Water Filtration and P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program Take Jessica Biel, Kenna and Other Cultural Influencers to Meet Those Affected by the Clean Drinking Water Crisis Before Embarking on SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro 3Health News:PUR Water Filtration and P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program Take Jessica Biel, Kenna and Other Cultural Influencers to Meet Those Affected by the Clean Drinking Water Crisis Before Embarking on SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro 4Health News:PUR Water Filtration and P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program Take Jessica Biel, Kenna and Other Cultural Influencers to Meet Those Affected by the Clean Drinking Water Crisis Before Embarking on SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro 5Health News:PUR Water Filtration and P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program Take Jessica Biel, Kenna and Other Cultural Influencers to Meet Those Affected by the Clean Drinking Water Crisis Before Embarking on SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro 6Health News:Response to Governor Schwarzenegger's Proposed FY10-11 Budget and Recommended Cuts to State's Homecare Program 2Health News:Elekta to Host Complimentary HITECH Act Webinar 2Health News:Biggest Medical Breakthroughs and Milestones of the Last Decade Broadcast on SIRIUS XM's 'Doctor Radio' Channel 2Health News:Biggest Medical Breakthroughs and Milestones of the Last Decade Broadcast on SIRIUS XM's 'Doctor Radio' Channel 3Health News:Biggest Medical Breakthroughs and Milestones of the Last Decade Broadcast on SIRIUS XM's 'Doctor Radio' Channel 4Health News:Restructuring, Consolidation in Health Care Make Reform Top Health Law Issue for 2010 2
Every so often a new product comes along that isn't a small step but a giant leap ahead of everything that has preceeded it. Such is the impact of the Fidelity IAB....
... new top-line range of digital pacemakers for ... (AF). Because the T-series combines digital technology ... of AF is taken one step further. ... rhythm is monitored continuously and extensively. This ...
... The MyLab30CV ultrasound system is an evolutionary ... 20 pounds, it is the first compact ... And with mobile, portable or stationary configurations, ... MyLab30CV is the perfect combination of ...
... changes the way anatomy is imaged and ... Series of scanners combine superior resolution with ... patients or procedures more routine., The LightSpeed ... to new procedures while improving the imaging ...
Medicine Products: