Dietary therapies induce rapid response in pediatric Crohn’s

Identifying which patients respond quickly to dietary therapies for Crohn’s disease may help indicate which ones will succeed long term and which ones might do better on a different therapy, according to study results.“Rapid response would support further use of dietary therapy, might delay or avoid the need for corticosteroids and provide insight into dietary triggers of inflammation in the responsive patient,” Arie Levine, MD, of the pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition unit at Wolfson Medical Center in Israel, and colleagues wrote. “On the other hand, patientsRead More

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