About the Video:
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, affects more than one million people in the United States. In this interview by Ellen Beth Levitt, you hear from two experts who discuss symptoms, diagnosis and the latest treatments for IBD.

In part one of this two-part interview, Dr. Raymond Cross specifically discusses:

IBD causes
Crohn’s disease
Ulcerative colitis
Medical treatments
Infusion therapy
Dietary concerns

About the Expert:
Dr. Raymond Cross is the director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Cross is also an associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.