More Than One Million People Currently Suffer From Crohn’s Disease

CNN (8/7, Wynn) reported, “More than one million people currently suffer from Crohn’s disease, and thousands more are diagnosed each year.” Approximately “seven of every 100,000 people in the United States are diagnosed, most of them between the ages of 15 and 30, according to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Crohn’s is “one of the two most common inflammatory diseases.” While symptoms of the lifelong disease can be treated, there is no cure.