Malnutrition links to increased risk for adverse events in IBD

Malnutrition links to increased risk for adverse events in IBD

Use of a universal nutritional screening tool may help identify patients with inflammatory bowel disease who are at high risk for malnutrition and other adverse outcomes, according to data presented at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting.“Patients with IBD constitute a high-risk population for malnutrition. However, routine screening is not common practice, particularly in the outpatient setting,” Liat Gutin, MD, a gastroenterology fellow at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, said during a virtual poster presentation.For their multicenter, retrospective cohort study, Gutin andRead More

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