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The disease itself seems to interfere with absorption of vitamin D, BUT so does prednisone. So you might have to take 2000IU or more, daily.
Crohn's patients tend to be deficient in vitamin D. The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation recommends at least 800IU daily:
"Supplementation of this vitamin should be in the range of 800 I.U./day, especially in the non-sunny areas of the country, and particularly for those with active disease."
You can have a blood test done for vitamin D 25 hydroxy, the storage form of D, to find out whether you are deficient. My guess is you probably are, especially since you are on pred.