Diet-as-therapy in IBD relies on shared decision-making, compliance

AUSTIN, Texas — Though clinical data for nutrition as therapy in IBD is limited, physicians should not be deterred from discussing it with patients if patients participate in the decision and comply as if the diet is a drug, according to an expert at the Crohn’s and Colitis Congress.“There are limitations to the clinical data for dietary therapy in IBD, but that should not be a deterrent,” Lindsey Albenberg, DO, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, said during her presentation. “The key is shared decision making and following objective outcomesRead More

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