Coronary artery disease risk is higher in IBD patients

03/21/2011 | Medscape (free registration)

Inflammatory bowel disease patients of all ages are at higher risk of coronary artery disease, whether it is ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, according to a study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. University of Miami researchers said the results held true even though IBD patients in the study had lower rates of traditional risk factors, such as hypertension, diabetes and obesity.

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