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The article "Proactive Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of TNF Antagonists in Inflammatory Bowel Disease" identifies the pros and cons of proactive therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of patients on Anti-TNF medication.  Monitoring drug concentrations has been introduced as a possible tool to facilitate better IBD outcomes.  The article explores a number of issues including, why proactive TDM can be useful, the relationship between TDM and disease outcome, and highlights controversial points on TDM.   To learn more about proactive therapeutic drug monitoring, please contact the IBD Help Center at info@crohnscolitisfoundation.org and specify the article.