Food may fuel IBD’s ignition; U.S. sees suicide rates spike

Monday, September 9, 2019

How does diet affect the risk of IBD?

By Erik Greb

Consumption of various foods increases the risk of incident IBD and may provoke associated symptoms.

Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, MD, MPH, delivered this message in a lecture at the 2019 annual Preston Conference in Chicago.

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