Management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in Special Populations: Obese, Old or Obstetric

The epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is progressively evolving impacting the type of patients with IBD we will see in clinical practice. In this review, we discuss specific challenges and solutions in the management of (a) obese, (b) older and (c) obstetric (pregnant) patients with IBD. With the global obesity epidemic, almost one in three patients with IBD are obese. Obesity is associated with greater difficulty in achieving remission, higher risk of disease relapse and higher burden and costs of hospitalization in patients with IBD.
Source: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research

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