Does evidence exist to include dietary therapy in the treatment of Crohn’s disease?

  title={Does evidence exist to include dietary therapy in the treatment of Crohn’s disease?},
  author={A. C. Brown and M. Roy},
  journal={Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology},
  pages={191 - 215}
  • A. C. Brown, M. Roy
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Prescription drugs and surgery are two common medical therapies for Crohn’s disease (CD), an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the GI tract. Unfortunately, certain drugs can cause serious side effects, and surgeries must often be repeated. No diet has been established to alleviate the pain and suffering of CD patients. This is curious given the fact that a higher prevalence of food sensitivities exist in this population of patients, and enteral nutrition is not only the first-line of… CONTINUE READING
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