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How many people get Crohn's disease?

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As many as 700,000 Americans have Crohn's disease. Although there’s no cure, there are treatments to manage it.

SOURCES:

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “What is Crohn’s Disease?”

Lei, H. , July 1, 2016. Biomedical Optics Express

Mayo Clinic: “Crohn’s disease.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Crohn’s Disease.”

Medline Plus: “Crohn’s Disease.”

DeFilippis, E. Feb. 23, 2016. Current Gastroenterology Reports,

Bray, J. , Feb. 22, 2016. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on June 14, 2018

SOURCES:

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “What is Crohn’s Disease?”

Lei, H. , July 1, 2016. Biomedical Optics Express

Mayo Clinic: “Crohn’s disease.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Crohn’s Disease.”

Medline Plus: “Crohn’s Disease.”

DeFilippis, E. Feb. 23, 2016. Current Gastroenterology Reports,

Bray, J. , Feb. 22, 2016. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on June 14, 2018

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