Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Improving Quality of Life | Q&A

Mark Lazarev, assistant professor of medicine, discusses how people living with IBD can improve their overall quality of life with diet changes and medication management.

Questions answered:
1. As someone with IBD, what steps can I take to improve my quality of life? (0:17)
2. How can I change my diet to help improve my symptoms of IBD? (2:25)
3. Is there anything I can do to lessen my abdominal pain? (4:55)
4. How do I manage the side effects of medication? (6:25)
5. Is there any way to alleviate chronic diarrhea? (7:43)

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Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Mark Lazarev, MD

Mark Lazarev, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine Expertise: Celiac Disease, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colitis, Colon Polyps, Crohn's Disease, Diarrhea, Digestive Diseases, Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Proctitis, Ulcerative Colitis.

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