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.

Our Newsletter is Launching Soon

Posted: Dec. 3, 2020

Nutritional Therapy for IBD is excited to announce the launch of our quarterly newsletter. Visit our Newsletter Page to subscribe or review archived copies of the newsletter.

New Feature: Therapeutic Diets Overview Tables

Posted: Dec. 3, 2020

Nutritional Therapy for IBD would like to announce the addition of the Therapeutic Diets Overview Tables. A common question when navigating therapeutic diets is “How do they compare to one another in terms of the foods that are included or excluded?” These tables provide the most extensive comparison to date. Most importantly, they have been reviewed by published researchers from each of these diets, not only for accuracy but also for proper representation of the principles of the diets.

New Presentations Created for the NT for IBD Booth at NASPGHAN 2020

Posted: Nov. 19, 2020

Nutritional Therapy for IBD is proud to present the following five new original presentations that debuted at our Booth at the 2020 North American Society For Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Annual Meeting on November 1-7, 2020. These presentations were created by leaders in the field and cover a diverse range of topics relevant to the use of Nutritional Therapy in the management of IBD. We thank the following presenters who have donated their time to produce these informative lectures: Lindsey Albenberg, DO; Andrew S. Day, MB, ChB, MD, FRACP, AGAF; Kaylie Nguyen, MSN, PNP, and Venus S. Kalami, MNSP, RDN; David Suskind, MD; and Arie Levine, MD.


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