Lee Stanley, long term Crohn’s sufferer shares his experience of managing his disease with the help of calprotectin self-testing. “Having Crohn’s disease for twenty-seven years has taught me many things;
Gastrointestinal/IBD Nurse of the Year 2018 introduces calprotectin home testing at her hospital. Pearl Avery of Dorset County Hospital NHS Trust has been awarded Gastrointestinal/IBD Nurse of the Year 2018 for her pioneering work
Pearl Avery from Dorset County Hospital shows very interesting data on the clinical validity and ease of use of the IBDoc® calprotectin home test at ECCO 2018.
Faecal Calprotectin is a new biomarker which is helping to save money for the NHS by preventing unnecessary procedures on patients by screening out patients with IBS who do not require endoscopies.
The symptoms of functional disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and organic inflammatory intestinal disease (IBD) can be very similar in presentation but are two very different medical conditions.