Crohn's disease

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  • Crohn's Disease Essay

    Who is affected? “Crohn’s Disease can affect as many as 780,000 Americans, and is most likely to affect both men and women. While Crohn’s Disease can happen at any age, the disease is more common with adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 35” (Crohn’s & Colitis, n.d.). Although it can affect anyone, Crohn’s tends to affect people of different ethnic groups such as “African-Americans, Caucasians, and Jewish people of European descent than Asians and Latinos” (Crohn’s & Colitis, n.d.). “People with Crohn’s Disease have an increased percentage of mortality rate than the general population. This is because it is mainly caused by conditions such as cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal diseases, and diseases…

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  • Causes Of Crohn's Disease

    Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Inflammatory bowel disease is “any intestinal inflammatory disease, especially Crohn 's disease and ulcerative colitis, of unknown cause” (Inflammatory Bowel Disease, n.d.). Inflammatory Bowel Disease is broken down into two types Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis are not the same thing. Dr. Burrill B. Crohn’s first described Crohn’s disease in 1932, with his…

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  • Crohn's Disease Case Study Essay

    Overview of Case Study This is a case study involving a young man 19 years of age who has had Crohn’s disease (CD). The disease is affecting the ileum and part of the jejunum. He has been going through this disease process for the past 5 years and has had numerous exacerbations. Because of his disease he has had delayed growth. Adding to this young man’s health issues, he has developed a fistula between the ileum and the bladder. Several members of his extended family have a history of…

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  • Factors Of Crohn's Disease

    Crohn’s Disease is a systemic autoimmune disorder progressively rising in the United States. People of all ages are affect. But, it seems to be more dominant in people between the ages of 14 – 35, including those that smoke cigarettes, family members with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Jewish descent. Crohn’s disease is chronic, causing abnormal inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, affecting the end of the small intestine to the beginning of large intestine. It affects the…

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  • Crohn's Disease Classification

    Centura College LPN Program Student Ms. Martin, BSN Nutrition-Crohn’s Disease April 2017 What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s Disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease and is also known as Crohn Syndrome and Regional enteritis. It can affect every part of the intestinal tract from mouth to anus. Usually Crohn’s Disease effects the end of the small intestine. Twenty percent of people with Crohn’s Disease has a blood family member who suffers from some type of inflammatory bowel disease.…

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  • Research Paper On Crohn's Disease

    Crohn’s Disease Derell L Latin Jr Brookhaven College Regional enteritis, but most commonly known as Crohn’s Disease is an idiopathic, chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects the intestines causing swelling and irritation. Most commonly it affects the small intestines and beginning of the large intestine, but can affect any portion of the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus. Crohn’s can affect men and women of all ages, but is likely to affect people between…

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  • Informative Speech: The Origin Of Crohn's Disease

    with Crohn’s disease this is a routine day. Throughout the Couse of this speech I hope to enlighten my audience of the origin of Crohns disease and the exercises taken to delay the disease. This ailment when discovered to late or without treatment may become fatal and has controlled the lives of millions. This disease aside from its embarrassing nature and tactics has been the ultimate disability for many people’s lives throughout generations. I plan to discuss facts unfamiliar and recognized…

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  • Crohn's Disease: A Case Study

    The occurrence of inflammatory throughout the digestive tract is the general outcome of Crohn’s disease. The disease mainly aggresses towards the small and large intestine, but it could also impact other parts of the digestive tract as well. The small intestines are divided into three categories which are the ileum, jejunum, and duodenum. Crohn’s disease mainly impacts the ileum section where it swells up when irritated. The leading cause to Crohn’s disease is the process of being genetically…

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  • Crohn's Disease Research Paper

    Crohn’s Disease was first described by Dr. Burrill B. Crohn in 1932 and is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract. “It causes inflammation of the lining of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition” (“Crohn’s Disease”). Crohn’s disease cannot only hurt and enervating, it can lead to life-threatening complications. Scientists have the belief that Crohn’s disease is caused by several factors. These factors…

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  • Crohn's Disease Reflection

    would change my life completely, for better and for worse. I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines, when I was nearly 14 years old. At the time, I didn’t quite understand what Crohn’s Disease even was, or how it would affect me on a day to day basis. Of course, I first saw this diagnosis as an impediment that would hold me back in everything I do, but I soon realized quite the contrary. I had an amazing support system of friends and family telling…

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