Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) refers to a group of bowel inflammation conditions which involve the colon and the small intestine. Currently there is no cure for IBD, just treatments with highly effective anti-inflammatory steroids and immune-suppressants. Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease require a clear understanding of the steroids and immune- suppressants used, and how they may compromise the immune system. During the medical pre-assessment from the selected certified physician, and individual will be well informed of the treatment procedure and any aftereffects expected during the recovery period.
Abroad treatments of Inflammatory Bowel Disease may be covered by the individual’s pre-existing health insurance, or by their purchasing a supplemental Travelers Insurance. In some countries, like in Europe, there are Health Insurance Cards which can provide the individual a reduced-cost treatment.