IBD incidence, prevalence on the rise in Denmark with shift toward older patients

The incidence and prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease have increased in Denmark over the past two decades, most notably prevalence of ulcerative colitis among adults older than 40 years, according to a study in Gastroenterology.“The global epidemiology of IBD is changing, and it is suggested that IBD may be reaching a plateau in developed countries,” Manasi Agrawal, MD, MS, assistant professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, told Healio.“We conducted this study to determine howRead More

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