Diet & IBD – Edward Loftus Jr., M.D.

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic discusses the controversial topic of using nutrition in the setting of IBD, dietary changes that may help patients with IBD, and the difficulty of proving whether or not specific diets are helpful in treating IBD.

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Dietitian’s Tips on Following a Low Fiber Diet – Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic’s Melissa Stewart, RD (Registered Dietitian) talks about a low fiber diet for lower gastrointestinal disorders.

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Mesalamine Dose May Lower Marker of Bowel Inflammation – IBD in the News

Edward Loftus Jr., M. D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses a recent article published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology looking at the ability of a drug driving down calprotectin, a marker of bowel inflammation, in ulcerative colitis patients.

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Fecal Transplants for Ulcerative Colitis? – IBD in the News

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, talks about two newly published studies in the July 2015 issue of Gastroenterology; the studies examine the efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in ulcerative colitis.

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