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Managing Crohn's Disease in Adults

Burrowes, Jerrilynn D. PhD, RD, CDN

doi: 10.1097/01.NT.0000303342.60358.16
Clinical Nutrition
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This review explores the incidence and prevalence of Crohn's disease in the United States, nutrition therapy during remission and during active disease, the nutritional consequences of the disease, and the role of conventional therapies in adults with Crohn's disease. In addition, the roles of new alternative therapies such as omega-3 fatty acids and probiotics are explored

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Jerrilynn D. Burrowes, PhD, RD, CDN, is an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition, School of Health Professions and Nursing, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University.

Correspondence: Jerrilynn D. Burrowes, PhD, RD, CDN, Department of Nutrition, School of Health Professions and Nursing, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548 (jerrilynn.burrowes@liu.edu).

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.