NASPGHAN 2021 Nutritional Highlights

Posted: Jan. 19, 2022

The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) 2021 conference was held virtually December 12-18, 2021. The following are some of the nutritional highlights.

AIBD Nutritional Highlights

Posted: Jan. 5, 2022

Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2021 was held in a hybrid model from December 9th-11th in Orlando, Florida. Below are the nutritional highlights from AIBD 2021

Survey Opportunity for Dietitians Interested in IBD

Posted: Dec. 20, 2021

Are you a registered dietitian (RD) working with or interested in working with patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Please fill out this brief survey to assist us in planning a potential registry and/or certification process for IBD nutrition and lifestyle specialists.

This survey was prepared by the RDs on the Nutritional Therapy for IBD Medical Advisory Board.

Survey of Dietitians Interested in IBD

Nutritional Highlights from ACG 2021

Posted: Oct. 28, 2021

The American College of Gastroenterology Conference was held live Oct. 22-27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nutritional highlights are found in the link below.

Nutritional Updates from UEG 2021

Posted: Oct. 20, 2021

The United European Gastroenterology Conference was held virtually October 3-5, 2021. Nutritional highlights from the meeting include the following:

Nestlé Health Science Satellite Symposium at WCPGHAN 2021

Posted: Sept. 8, 2021

New Advances in Nutritional Management of Pediatric Crohn's Disease

This symposium was presented at the World Congress of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2021 and is available to stream here or on the Nutritional Symposia page. Novel dietary concepts are discussed. Preliminary results are included from the CD-HOPE trial evaluating the use of cyclic EEN (2 weeks of EEN every 8 weeks) as primary therapy in a pediatric population. A new “dietary responsive” phenotype is proposed. Preliminary data from adults utilizing CDED is reviewed.

Nutritional Updates from ECCO 2021

Posted: July 13, 2021

The 16th Congress of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation was held virtually on July 2-3 and July 8-10, 2021. Below find a list of some of the nutritional highlights from the meeting.

SCRUMPTIOUS Study Releases SCD Resources for Patients

Posted: June 18, 2021

As a result of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet Curriculum – Patient and Caretaker’s Outlooks (SCRUMPTIOUS) Study, Stanford Children’s Health released a host of SCD resources available to both study participants and the public. This new webpage was designed based on their findings from SCRUMPTIOUS: that patients and families desired evidenced-based, reliable diet education.

The EEN Challenge: A World IBD Day Tradition 4 Years Running

Posted: June 1, 2021

In 2017, Kelly Issokoson, MS, RD, of Cedars-Sinai spearheaded the #EENChallenge as a way to raise awareness and show support for EEN therapy in patients with IBD. The EEN challenge consists of one day of consuming only enteral nutrition formula, ideally the same formula Crohn's Disease patients on EEN consume every day while on the therapeutic diet.

Highlights from Digestive Disease Week (DDW)

Posted: May 27, 2021

Digestive Disease Week was held virtually this year, May 21-23. Some of the dietary highlights for IBD include:

Dietary News Updates from Crohn's and Colitis Congress 2021

Posted: Jan. 25, 2021

Three dietary studies were presented at Crohn's and Colitis Congress on Friday, January 22nd, 2021. Summaries of these presentations by David Suskind, MD, Arie Levine, MD and James D. Lewis, MD are now available.

SCRUMPTIOUS Study (SCD)

Posted: Jan. 19, 2021

Stanford Children’s Health is now enrolling IBD patients and caregivers for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet Curriculum- Patient and Caretaker’s Outlooks (SCRUMPTIOUS) Study. This study is evaluating the impact of an innovative and tailored Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) curriculum, on the knowledge and perspectives of patients with IBD and their caretakers. Participation is via Zoom and participants will receive a $15 gift card.


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