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Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 – Children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may be able to achieve relief without medications by eating a special diet, a small study suggests. The diet includes non-processed foods, such as fruits, vegetables, meats and nuts. Over 12 weeks, the diet appeared to ease all signs of these inflammatory bowel diseases in eight of the 10 affected children, researchers ...

Creon, a Pancreatic Enzyme Substitute, Approved

Posted 7 May 2009 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, May 7 – Creon (pancrelipase), a pancreatic enzyme replacement for people with cystic fibrosis and other conditions that involve exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for adults and children. The drug is designed to help people with these conditions absorb dietary nutrients, including fats, proteins and sugars. Creon is made from a ...

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