Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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December 29th, 2015

Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Pediatric IBD

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Dietary intervention such as the specific carbohydrate diet (SCD), initially used to treat celiac disease, has been effective in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as well. Dr. Jeanne Tung, M.D., discusses a study, published in the journal Nutrition, where pediatric gastroenterologists at Seattle Children’s Hospital looked back at their patients who had tried the […]

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Tags: diet, fecal microbiome, IBD, Jeanne Tung, nutrition, Specific Carbohydrate Diet


November 19th, 2014

Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the topic of using nutrition in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), dietary changes that may help patients with IBD, and the difficulty of proving whether or not specific diets are helpful in treating IBD.   For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd.

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Tags: diet, dietary changes, Edward Loftus, IBD, nutrition


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