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  • crohns disease

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    Crohn's Disease Crohn' s disease is a bowel disease characterized by inflammation of the different layers of the gastrointestinal tract. It can be distinguished from ulcerative colitis (a similar disease) in that Crohn' s affects any part of the gut, whereas ulcerative colitis only affects the innermost layer of the colon and rectum. About 15% of Crohn' s patients have severe fistulating disease. In this form, ulcer-like channels develop from the bowel wall and burrow all the way to the skin surface

  • Crohns Disease

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    Crohn's Disease Crohn's disease is the generic name for regional enteritis, which is a type of Irritable Bowel Disease. The initial onset of this disease is between the ages of 15 to 30 years old with about 4 out of 1000 people being affected (CDC, 2014). The CDC (2014) also states that the United States has a “1.7 billon dollar” annual financial burden resulting from ”700,000 physician visits, 100,000 hospitalizations, and disability in 119,000 patients” yearly. There is presently no cure for Crohn's

  • Crohns Disease

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    Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s disease is a debilitating disease that can affect your entire life and lifestyle if you allow it to. It affects someone that is very dear to me, my best friend’s mother, Stephanie. I see her live through this day in and day out, and it has raised many questions in my mind. Questions like how you get it, why you get it, and what you really go through when you have it. It is something I have little knowledge of, and by learning more information on it, I feel as if I can possibly

  • What Is Crohn 's Disease?

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    What is Crohn’s Disease – Aimee Rouski Inspired Published on June 5, 2016 in Health What is Crohn 's Disease? After seeing the recent post by Aimee Rouski on facebook. I became curious about Crohn 's Disease. I had little to no knowledge of the disease, and had heard little about it. In this article I will share my research into Symptoms of Chrons, Chrons Diet, and Medicine for Crohns. When searching the internet for information about Crohn 's Disease, I realized that there were many different

  • Crohn´s Chronic Disease

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    Crohn’s Disease along with Ulcerative Colitis are two of the major forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Crohn's disease also known as regional enteritis is a chronic disease. The disease affects different parts of the digestive system where ulcers develop, usually towards the end of the small intestine and the beginning of the large intestine. However it can develop from the mouth to the anus as they are a part of the digestive tract. The disease affects approximately 2 million Americans (Harvard)

  • Crohn’s Disease: Dr. Burrill B. Crohn

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    Crohn’s Disease Introduction According to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), it was “[(n)amed] after Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, who first described the disease in 1932 along with colleagues Dr. Leo Ginzburg and Dr. Gordon D. Oppenheimer”. Crohn’s disease is a disorder involving the gastrointestinal tract and is categorized under the category of inflammatory bowl diseases (IBD) along with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and ulcerative colitis. According to Huftless in Pharmacologic

  • Ulcerative Colitis Essay

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    Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are both in a category of diseases called Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. This is a classification of disease in which inflammation forms in a part of the digestive tract, known as the gastrointestinal tract or GI tract, of the patient. The immune system then treats this area of inflammation as a foreign pathogen and attacks it. The causes of both of these diseases are currently unknown to the medical world. Dr. Burrill B. Crohn first described the condition

  • Crohn's Disease: An Incurable Inflammatory Disease

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    incurable inflammatory bowel disease that can damage the intestine over time; Crohn’s disease can cause painful gas, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and the inability to eat normally. The actual cause of crohns disease is still unknown. It is suspected by scientist that a certain bacteria called mycobacterium may contribute to crohns. Although diet plays an important part for one suffering with crohns it is unlikely that ones diet is the primary cause of crohns (Crohns Disease. Crohns causes ulcerations on the

  • Overview of Crohn's Disease

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    Description Crohn’s disease is chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines however affects the entire digestive system, from the mouth to the anus otherwise known as the Gastrointestinal Tract (GI Tract) [1]. Individuals affected by the disease are often young adults and adolescents aged 15 – 35 [7]. Crohn’s Disease is one of the two types of Inflammatory Bowel Disorders (IBD), the other being ulcerative colitis [3] and is usually located in the lower part of the small intestines and the upper

  • Crohn's Disease Essay

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    OVERVIEW: CROHN’S DISEASE Could you imagine not feeling good, day to day? Could you imagine not being able to eat what you want to eat because it will cause your stomach to flare up? Or even to keep running back and forth to the bathroom? Living with Crohn’s disease has those effects on the people who are living with it. According to Medicine Net, “Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease, primarily involving the small and large intestine, but which can affect other parts of the digestive