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    Are You Challenged by Crohn's Disease?

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    • Information about what to expect from your Crohn's treatment
    • Tips for dealing with the disease and managing your care
    • Resources that may help you live better with your condition

    Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on November 19, 2013



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    Cleveland Clinic: "Crohn's and Bones: Avoid Osteoporosis Risk."

    Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: "Antibiotics."

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    University Hospitals, Case Medical Center: "Anal Fissure."

    UpToDate: "Arthritis associated with gastrointestinal disease."

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    Yamada, Tadataka. Textbook of Gastroenterology, John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

    Zaghiyan, K. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, March 2011.


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