With collaboration of Consulting Editor, Dr. Alan Buchman, Guest Editors Drs. Gerard Mullen and Berkeley Limketkai have created a practical and current issue covering the breadth of topics in nutrition and gastrointestinal disease. Articles are specifically devoted to the following topics: Nutrition in the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases; Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Food as a Friend or Foe; Treatment of Obesity: Beyond the Diet; Nutritional Management of Acute Pancreatitis; Nutritional Care in Patients with Intestinal Failure; The Life-long Role of Nutrition on the Gut Microbiome and Gastrointestinal Disease; Nutritional Strategies for Esophageal Disorders; Precision Medicine in Obesity; Gastrointestinal Food Allergies and Intolerances; All Things Gluten; Fish Oil for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Panacea or Placebo; Nutrition Tools for the Practicing Gastroenterologist; Colorectal Cancer and Diet: Is Diet an Intervention; Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Nutritional Considerations; and Nutritional Considerations in the Hospital Setting. Readers will come away with current clinical information that they can employ in the clinical setting to improve outcomes in patients with gastrointestinal diseases.
Edited by Gerard E Mullin and Berkeley Limketkai, MD, Director of Clinical Research, UCLA Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA