Items Tagged ‘ibd’

November 8th, 2016

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: More Common than Previously Thought


A recent report reveals that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), effect an estimated 3.1 million (1.3%) U.S. adults.  This is an increase from a report released in 1999 estimating that 1.8 million Americans (0.9%) were diagnosed with IBD. IBD is an immune-mediated chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. […]

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