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Supplementation of vitamins and minerals in the context of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) should be specific to existing deficiencies in each patient (1). There is little evidence in this context for blind ingestion of over the counter supplements without a diagnostic correlate for, or at least reasonable clinical suspicion of a particular deficiency. Do ...


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Are there other ways of supplementing? Are there supplements that are not contraindicated? Yes. There are ways to deliver vitamins directly to the cell without needing to be passed by the intestinal system. E.g. Vitamin B12, one of the most commonly deficient vitamins observed in IBD and crohn's patients as uptake is mainly oral and the main site of oral ...


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