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Approximately 15,000 New Zealanders live with irritable bowel diseases including crohns and colitis, many of which develop in childhood and greatly affect the ability for children to live a normal life.
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Crohns and Colitis in New Zealand children
Professor Andrew Day University of Otago, Christchurch What is the problem and who is affected? Crohns and colitis, also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), are incurable conditions. IBD is associated with significant mortality and can lead to complications such as liver disease. More common than type 1 diabetes or schizophrenia, at least 10,000 people living with crohns or colitis…