Regulation of Intestinal Sodium Absorption in Health and Disease
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
January 2020 -
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Our veteran patient population is very vulnerable to diarrheal illnesses such as associated with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) due to their age and numerous co-morbidities. In spite of significant medical advances, the treatment of IBD-associated diarrhea still remains challenging. Therefore, it is important to understand the mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of diarrhea, the most debilitating symptom associated with IBD. Diarrhea results from increased intestinal secretion and/or d...