Because IBD can often prevent essential nutrients from being absorbed in the body, malnutrition is a serious problem in many sufferers. In addition, people with IBD tend to burn fat calories at a higher rate than the general population and most patients are underweight. Some experts recommend that people with IBD, especially children, consume about 150% of the daily recommended amount of protein today to make up for the deficit.
Ladies, yes; we have yet another reason to feel "special": according to a report just published in the November issue of Harvard Women's Health Watch, a new study indicates that women may have a harder time prepping for colonoscopies, than men. Apparently, this is largely because women are more likely to suffer constipation and/or…