Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are treated with medication and diet, but probiotics also may provide a benefit, registered dietitian Sherry Coleman Collins writes. However, the limited research in this area so far does not support using probiotics for Crohn's disease. Many types of probiotics are available, and they can be specific to IBD type, which can guide dietitians in counseling patients.

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