What is Ulcerative Colitis?
Ulcerative colitis is a disease that many can cause, such as genetics, the environment, and the immune system. The symptoms of ulcerative colitis are pain in your stomach, diarrhea, and blood in your stool. In Asia, the incidence of ulcerative colitis is 1.95 per 100,000 people, and 18.12 per 100,000 people have it as a disease.
WeChat Platform for Health Management.
WeChat is a platform used in many fields, such as medical for the following purposes:
- Behavior indication
- Diet intervention
- And disease feedback
Researchers have used the WeChat platform to manage the health of patients to achieve positive results.
This study looked at how a probiotic supplement combined with a WeChat app can help people with ulcerative colitis.
The Research on Probiotics and Ulcerative Colitis
Researchers enrolled 150 people with ulcerative colitis (mild to moderate) and divided them into an intervention group and a control group. The intervention group received nutritional therapy while the control group did not. After 12 weeks, the researchers evaluated the nutritional status, inflammatory factor levels, and quality of life.
The Results of the Study
The study found that Probiotics with health management on the WeChat platform helps cure ulcerative colitis better than regular treatment. This includes improving the patients’ nutritional status, reducing inflammatory factors, and improving their quality of life. This is a valuable addition to the care of ulcerative colitis patients.