Most likely cause of UC flares, as ranked by patients, physicians, and nurses. Patients, physicians, and nurses were asked, based on their own viewpoint, to place the following four causes of UC flare in rank order: stress, natural course of the condition, changes from regular diet, and not taking maintenance therapy when UC is in remission. Data may not add up to 100% due to rounding. UC, ulcerative colitis.
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