Patients with severe childhood-onset IBD earned ‘markedly’ less in early adulthood

Individuals with severe childhood-onset inflammatory bowel disease, who underwent surgery or long-term inpatient care, had 16% lower occupational earnings from age 20 to 30 years compared with the general population, according to research.“We have recently demonstrated that patients with adult-onset IBD have significantly lower taxable earnings up to 10years after diagnosis than IBD-free siblings,” Petter Malmborg, MD, PhD, of Sachs’ Children and Youth Hospital and the department of clinical science and education at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and colleagues wroteRead More

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