Diet and Nutrition in Crohn Disease Topic Guide
Crohn's Disease and Diet:
People with Crohn's disease have many challenges, particularly their dietary and nutritional needs. Some foods may aggravate symptoms, while other foods may not cause problems. Malnutrition is a concern with people with Crohn's disease. Foods that may aggravte symptoms include:
Often, a parenteral nutrition (TPN) or elemental diet may be recommended to reduce symptoms of Crohn's disease.
Crohn's Disease in Children and Teens
Crohn's disease is an inflammation of the small intestine. Crohn's disease is also referred to as inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's disease in children and teens generally develop symptoms before the age of 20. Symptoms include
Management of Crohn's disease in children and teens is possible with medication and lifestyle changes.
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