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Nutrition management in the adult Crohn's disease patient
(MedPharm Publications, 2012)
Malnutrition, nutrient deficiencies and osteoporosis are common in Crohn’s disease patients regardless of disease activity. While the role of diet in the pathogenesis of the disease remains inconclusive, upon diagnosis ...
Vitamin D and Crohn’s disease in the adult patient: a review
(SAGE Publications, 2014)
Crohn’s disease (CD) is characterized as a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract. Current consensus surrounding the cause of the disease suggests a complex interplay between genetic ...
Nutritional management after colonic interposition
(MedPharm Publications, 2011)
During oesophagal reconstruction adequate nutrition must be maintained. The article provides an account of the feeding programme and procedures followed in the case of a patient that had an emergency gastrectomy, splenectomy ...
The influence of second-hand cigarette smoke exposure during childhood and active cigarette smoking on Crohn's Disease phenotype defined by the montreal classification scheme in a Western Cape Population, South Africa
(PLoS ONE, 2015-09)
Smoking may worsen the disease outcomes in patients with Crohn’s disease (CD), however the effect of exposure to second-hand cigarette smoke during childhood is unclear. In South Africa, no such literature exists. The aim ...