Clinical Management Studies

a) Counseling to Optimize Medication Adherence in Expectant Mothers with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (COACH-IBD) Study: In this randomized controlled trial of patient-centered counseling incorporating motivational interviewing and telemedicine-based follow-up by an IBD nurse, we hope to show that this additional counseling can improve medication adherence and pregnancy outcomes.  We also hope to validate the use of self-reported medication adherence during pregnancy in the IBD population.   This study is being conducted out of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto and University of Calgary, Calgary.