Patients with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are at risk for a type of inflammatory arthritis that is specific to these conditions. Patients with Reactive Arthritis often have flares of their joint disease after exposure to certain types of bacteria in foods. Celiac disease or sensitivity to gluten-containing foods can be associated with arthritis that resolves with dietary modification. Whipple's disease is a condition caused by a chronic bacterial infection that is associated with GI upset, weight loss, arthritis and neurological abnormalities.
Choosing Your San Antonio Arthritis Associated with Gastrointestinal Disease Specialist
It's not easy selecting the right doctor who will take the time to understand your particular needs so that they can better help you understand your condition and its treatment. So it is imperative that you ask the right questions:
- Does your specialist have first-hand experience at serving those most affected by Arthritis Associated with Gastrointestinal Disease?
- Is your specialist recognized and respected by her peers as an active patient advocate?
- Is your specialist board certified in both Rheumatology and Internal Medicine?
Dr. Chelsea Clinton has a positive answer for each of these questions. Dr. Clinton's biography attests to her dedication. Inspired by the world-class rheumatologists she worked with at The University of Texas Medical School, Dr. Clinton has dedicated her career to patients who suffer from rheumatologic conditions.
Please call the office at (210) 591-0688 for more information or to make an appointment.