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‘Creeping Fat’ in Crohn’s patients linked to bacteria

Posted: February 5 2021

In many patients with Crohn’s disease abdominal fat migrates to the wall of the inflamed small intestines. What prompts the fat tissue to “creep” through the abdomen and wrap around the intestines of many patients with this inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been an enduring mystery. Now, investigators have identified a critical clue. In a study […]

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