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Nutritional Symposia and Webinars

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Nutritional Therapy for IBD Webinar Series - 2022

The Role for Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Presenter(s): Speaker: Nathaniel A. Cohen, MD | Moderator: Gauree Konijeti, MD, MPH

An overview of the prevalence of IBD, its pathogenesis, and the role of diet as both a risk factor and a treatment for IBD. The post-presentation discussion between Dr. Cohen and Dr. Konijeti provides insight into some of the relevant issues of the clinical application of nutrition including the following: Why Patients Are Interested In Dietary Treatment When It Is Appropriate The Science Behind Available Dietary Options Role of Diet in Combination with Medication Overview of the Challenges In Diet Treatment. Sponsored by Nestlé Health Science.

Does the Mediterranean Diet Have a Role in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Presenter(s): Speaker: Lihi Godny, RD, PhD; Moderator: Gauree Konijeti, MD, MPH

Dr. Lihi Godny discusses the use of the Mediterranean Diet for IBD, including exciting new data from her ongoing research. The presentation includes the following:

  • The geographical and cultural differences in the Mediterranean Diet (MED)
  • How MED can be used in IBD both in prevention and treatment
  • The Effects of MED on
    • Symptoms
    • Inflammatory Markers
    • Quality of life
    • Overall mortality
    • Microbiome
  • The IBDMED educational program
  • Adopting MED as a sustainable lifestyle, not a diet

Nestlé Health Science Satellite Symposium at ECCO 2022

Role of Foods in Crohn's Disease: Impact on Inflammation and Recovery

Presenter(s): Rotem Sigall Boneh, RD; Prof. Johan van Limbergen; Dr. Benoit Chassaing; Prof. Eytan Wine

  • Recent Findings on the Use of Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet in Clinical Practice: Rotem Sigall Boneh, Israel
  • How Do Microbes Play a Role in Inflammation and Recovery?: Prof. Johan van Limbergen, The Netherlands
  • How Do Food Additives Play a Role in Inflammation?: Dr. Benoit Chassaing, France
  • How Do Fibres Play a Role in Inflammation and Recovery? Prof. Eytan Wine, Canada

Dec 2021 Nutritional Symposium: Released at the NTforIBD Booth at NASPGHAN 2021

Why Do We Need Dietary Therapies for IBD

Presenter(s): 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(s): 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(s): 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(s): 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.

Nestlé Health Science Satellite Symposium at WCPGHAN 2021

New Advances in Nutritional Management of Pediatric Crohn's Disease

Presenter(s): Prof. Paolo Lionetti, Prof. Franck Ruemmele, and Prof. Arie Levine

Nestlé Health Science Satellite Symposium at WCPGHAN 2021

  • Welcome and Introduction: Prof. Paolo Lionetti, Italy
  • Nutritional Therapy for Pediatric Crohn's Disease in the Era of Biologics: Prof. Franck Ruemmele, France
  • Dietary Strategies for the Treatment of Crohn's Disease in 2021 & Beyond: Prof. Arie Levine, Israel

NT for IBD Presentations at the 2020 NASPGHAN Annual Meeting

Why Diet Therapies for IBD?

Presenter(s): Lindsey Albenberg, DO

Putting out the Fire with EEN: Anti-inflammatory Effects of Nutritional Therapy in Crohn's Disease

Presenter(s): Andrew S. Day, MB, ChB, MD, FRACP, AGAF

Offering Nutritional Therapies to Patients with IBD: Even if You're not an Expert

Presenter(s): Kaylie Nguyen, MSN, PNP and Venus S. Kalami, MNSP, RDN

Diet in IBD: From the Microbiome and Beyond

Presenter(s): David Suskind, MD

Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet: A Novel Dietary Therapy for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Crohn's Disease

Presenter(s): Arie Levine, MD

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Nutritional Therapy for IBD Welcome Video

Presenter(s): Kim S. Beall, PharmD

Nutritional Therapy for IBD Founder Kim S. Beall, PharmD, created this video to introduce guests to Nutritional Therapy for IBD at our Virtual Booth for NASPGHAN.

Nutritional Therapy for IBD Website Walkthrough

Presenter(s): Vonda Zwick

This walkthrough guides visitors through the various areas of the Nutritional Therapy for IBD website, showing how to navigate to relevant content.

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