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CCFA has local chapters, support groups, and patient-to-patient support at our community site. Information specialists are available at our Information Resource Center: 888-694-8872 (M-F 9am-5pm EST). You can also search our resources.



Join us at one of our great events. Walk, run, or cycle -- you'll help make a difference no matter what you choose!

Join the Team Challenge Family -- 10 years of racing for cures
When you join the Team Challenge family, you're supported by coaches, mentors, and friends who understand the impact of IBD. Join us this year at a 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon, triathlon, IRONMAN®, cycle event -- or, turn anything else into a fundraiser when you Race in Orange. Learn more.

2017 spin4 crohn's & colitis cures events are under way!
It's not too late to be part of our 2017 spin4 crohn's & colitis cures #partyonabike experiences! The time is now -- grab some friends, reserve your bike, and join us as we pedal with a purpose: to end IBD. I want to be part of the #power2cure movement. 


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Types of Medications for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

(in Flares, Symptom Management, Treatments, Medication)

At the present time, there are five basic categories of medications used in the treatment of IBD. This section discusses each class of treatment options for IBD.

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Did you know?I’ll Be Determined website is here to help you learn more about and manage inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) with interactive tools and resources from patients and experts.