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The two most common inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation of the lining of the large intestine. Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the lining and wall of the large and/or small intestine.

Through the IBD Clinical Service Line, AGA offers tools to help you become more efficient, understand quality standards and improve the process of care for patients.  


Join us for the crohn's & colitis Congress™

IBD professionals: join the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (formerly CCFA) and AGA for the inaugural Crohn’s & Colitis Congress, taking place Jan. 18-20, 2018, in Las Vegas. Expand your knowledge, network with IBD leaders across multiple disciplines and get inspired to improve care for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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educate your patients



Digital Patient Guides

Interactive, online patient education developed with outside partners.

Crohn's Disease - A Guide for Patients (Spring 2017 Digital Health Award winner)

Order printed versions of this award-winning Crohn's Disease patient guide here.

Educating Patients About Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis - How Good Nutrition Can Help 

Educate Yourself


Practice Resources

Manage Your Practice

Manage your practice with useful resources and practice improvement tools including CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes that are commonly used for GI procedures.


Crohn's Disease ICD-9 Codes (PDF)

Ulcerative Colitis ICD-9 Codes (PDF)

ICD-10 Resource Center