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Paediatric Malabsorption

Information for healthcare professionals to learn about nutrition and gastrointestinal malabsorption in children.

Polk, D.B. et al. 1992. Improved Growth and Disease Activity After Intermittent Administration of a Defined Formula Diet in Children With Crohn's Disease

Improved Growth and Disease Activity After Intermittent Administration of a Defined Formula Diet in Children with Crohn’s Disease

This study was to determine the effect of an intermittent defined formula diet on growth and disease activity in children with Crohn’s disease and growth failure. The results indicate that an intermittent defined formula diet can improve growth failure and significantly decrease disease activity in children with Crohn's disease.