International Journal of Home Science
2023, VOL. 9 ISSUE 2, PART A
To study on nutritional status in patients with ulcerative colitis
Author(s): Swechchha Baranwal and Dt. Sarita Iraj
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the colon, and its incidence is rising worldwide. The pathogenesis is multifactorial, involving genetic predisposition, epithelial barrier defects, deregulated immune responses, and environmental factors. Patients with ulcerative colitis have mucosal inflammation starting in the rectum that can extend continuously to proximal segments of the colon. Ulcerative colitis usually present with bloody diarrhoea and is diagnosed by colonoscopy and histological findings. Treatment for ulcerative colitis include 5-aminosalicylic acid drugs, steroids, and immune-suppressant. The therapeutic armamentarium for ulcerative colitis is expanding. A total of 60 respondents were interviewed and were investigated for ulcerative colitis. A predesigned and pretested was used to collect the information about the participants. For the research survey method was used for the collection of data. Results shows that mostly 70 (%) respondents were aware of ulcerative colitis and 30 (%) respondents were not aware of ulcerative colitis. In conclusion that studies ulcerative colitis.
How to cite this article:
Swechchha Baranwal, Dt. Sarita Iraj. To study on nutritional status in patients with ulcerative colitis. Int J Home Sci 2023;9(2):33-35. DOI: 10.22271/23957476.2023.v9.i2a.1463