The IBD Clinic team discusses the unique challenges facing teens with IBD as they manage their disease, their lives, and transition from pediatric to adult health care. Topics include:

  • the differences between pediatric and adult IBD health care
  • when should a teen and their family begin the transition process to adult care
  • what is the role of the teen and their family during the transition
  • what can be done to have a successful transition?

The panel of experts discuss the overarching goal of medical therapy and what a patient and their family should expect. Throughout, the team answers questions about IBD posed by patients, their families, and other health care practitioners.


  • Dr. Karen Kroeker, Gastroenterologist specializing in IBD
  • Dr. Matthew Carroll, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  • Dr. Hien Huynh, Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Duration: 59 minutes

Date: 2013