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Innovative medical treatment: Our experts have unique expertise in creating medical treatment plans for individual patients.
Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Options
Your treatment may include:
Medication: Medications can reduce inflammation in your colon and promote healing. Additional medications help control specific symptoms or decrease the frequency of flare-ups.
Medical nutrition therapy: Some people experience relief after following a special ulcerative colitis diets, such as the Specific Carbohydrate Diet™ (SCD™). Under SCD™, you avoid grains, sugar, starch and processed foods. With the help of a nutritionist specializing in gastrointestinal disorders, we help you find foods you can eat and offer support to help you stay on track. Learn more about GI Nutrition Services.
Surgery: Some people with ulcerative colitis need surgery to remove diseased segments of their intestines (resection). Surgery does not cure ulcerative colitis, but it can help relieve your symptoms.