Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet for Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Course Description:In this course, Lindsey Albenberg, DO and Jennifer Smith, MS, RD, CSP, LD, LMT will review the evidence related to the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease and their current therapies; review the food groups, dietary components, and food additives selected as the most important to address with patients; and discuss implementation of the Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet (CDED) with patients in clinical practice. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 11, 2020.
Course Objectives:• Review the evidence related to the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel diseases and their current therapies.
• Review the food groups, dietary components, and food additives selected as the most important to address with patients.
• Discuss implementation of CDED with patients in clinical practice.
- Run Time: 61
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Lindsey Albenberg, DO
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Jennifer Smith, MS, RD, CSP, LD, LMT
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus OH, USA
Sandra Kim, MD
UMPC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Sandra Kim, MD, a nationally recognized expert in pediatric and adolescent inflammatory bowel disease, is the co-director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center, a part of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Dr Kim is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Prior to joining Children’s Hospital, Dr Kim was Co-Director of the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
In Pittsburgh, Dr Kim, along with Sapana Shah, MD, will establish the hospital’s participation in ImprovedCareNow, a national consortium to improve the care of children with IBD. Dr Kim’s clinical and research interests focus on pediatric inflammatory bowel diseases, including adolescent transitioning and quality improvement in pediatric IBD and the impact of the gastrointestinal microbiota in IBD. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Cohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). She has authored numerous studies on pediatric and adolescent inflammatory bowel diseases. Dr Kim currently serves as past chair of Pediatric Affairs and current co-chair of Government Affairs/Advocacy for the CCFA nationally. In addition, she chairs the Clinical Practice and Adolescent Transitioning committees and serves on the Physician Leadership Committee and Strategy Council for Improve Care Now. Dr Kim also is involved as a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Flying Horse Farms and on the board of Directors for the Central Ohio CCFA chapter. As a reflection of her dedication to her profession, Dr Kim was awarded the 2011 Rosenthal Award for her leadership in patient education and advocacy by the CCFA. She also was the 2015 faculty inductee at the Ohio State University College of Medicine chapters of Gold Humanism Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha.
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