NASPGHAN 2021 Nutrition Highlights

Thanks to Kipp Ellsworth for forwarding this link:

Nutrition for IBD website: NASPGHAN 2021 Nutritional Highlights

On this website: “Four presentations/lectures were released at the Nutritional Therapy for IBD Virtual Booth that provide a comprehensive review and update of the latest information regarding the use of EEN and therapeutic diets in the management of IBD”

Why Do We Need Dietary Therapies for IBD

Presenter: Lindsey Albenberg, DO

Dr. Lindsey Albenberg, a clinician and researcher from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, describes the rapidly increasing incidence of IBD and its relationship to diet, microbiome and the immune system. She reviews the rationale and science supporting the use of dietary therapy to compliment drug therapy as an avenue to potentially achieve higher, more sustainable and possibly safer levels of remission long term in pediatric patients.

The Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet Updates: December 2021

Presenter: Rotem Sigall Boneh, RD. Rotem Sigall Boneh, RD, a primary researcher and developer of CDED, provides an overview of the accumulating data with CDED in combination with PEN, including the newly published results of adult data with important endoscopic findings and further shares real world experience and application of nutritional therapy.

IBD Anti-inflammatory Diet or IBD-AID: Proof of Concept

Presenter Ana Maldonado-Contreras, MSc, PhD. Dr. Ana Maldonado-Contreras, a lead researcher in IBD-AID explains the relationship between diet, microbiome and immune function with the design and rational of IBD-AID to manipulate the microbiome. She shares the recently published data of the impact of IBD-AID on the microbiome and cytokine levels specific to food components.

Nutritional Therapy: Perioperative + Complicated Crohn’s Disease

Presenter Andrew S. Day, MB, ChB, MD, FRACP, AGAF

At the NTforIBD Nutritional Symposium prepared for NASPGHAN2021, Professor Day provides insight into the important role of EEN, an underutilized option to both induce remission and improve outcomes in complicated and peri-operative patients.