New onset fatigue develops in 26% of patients with IBD at 6 months

Six months after investigating fatigue in patients with IBD, 26% of patients developed new onset fatigue, demonstrating the substantial impact of fatigue on patients with inflammatory bowel disease, according to data from Digestive Disease Week.“Fatigue is an important, disabling but understudied problem in IBD,” Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, told Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease. “Some of this is explained by active inflammation, but many continue to experience fatigue even as theirRead More

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