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PG1-2021 - Select GI Disease States and Nutritional Implications (PG1-2021)

‐ Mar 20, 2021 12:00pm

Because the GI tract’s main role in the body is to process foodstuffs in an elegant, coordinated fashion, it is no surprise that alterations to the GI tract due to surgery or disease states can result in serious nutritional status decline. This GI tract preconference course will tackle five common GI processes known to be associated with nutritional compromise: 1) gastroparesis/small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, 2) cirrhosis, 3) irritable bowel syndrome, 4) chronic pancreatitis and diabetes type 3c, 5) constipation in enterally-fed disabled patient. The underlying etiology of malnutrition, as well as meaningful interventions to prevent or combat malnutrition, will also be presented.

Pancreatogenic Diabetes Mellitus (Type 3c): Identification and Nutrition Management

Carol Rees Parrish, MS, RDN, Nutrition Support Specialist, Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

IBS and Carbohydrate Intolerance: Implications in Nutrition Support
Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RDN, CNSC, FASPEN, Nutrition Therapy Specialist, Good Nutrition for Good Living, Carrollton, TX

Optimizing Nutrition in the Cirrhotic Patient: Common Misconceptions, Missed Opportunities, and Practical Strategies for Success
Matthew Stotts, MD, MPH, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Gastroparesis: Clinical Diagnosis and Current Management
Michael Camilleri, MD, Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Physiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Getting Serious About Constipation in the Enterally-Fed Disabled or Immobile Patient
Stephen Borowitz, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Carol Rees Parrish, MS, RDN

Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RDN, CNSC, FASPEN

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This course includes pediatric content.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify pancreatogenic diabetes mellitus (Type 3c) in the patient with chronic pancreatitis and design an appropriate nutrition regimen to maximize both exogenous and endogenous nutrient utilization
  • Describe the nutritional challenges that individuals with cirrhosis face and devise a nutritional prescription to reverse sarcopenia and improve outcomes
  • Explain the pathophysiology and diagnosis of IBS and application of diet modification in symptom management
  • Identify early and aggressively manage constipation in the child or adult with neurodevelopmental disabilities or limited mobility
  • Describe the methods of diagnosis and differential diagnosis of gastroparesis
  • Discuss the evidence for dietary interventions in the patient with gastroparesis
  • State the rationale, results and optimal selection of patients for pyloromyotomy or G-POEM