Do popular acid-suppressing meds increase risk of COVID-19?

Do popular acid-suppressing meds increase risk of COVID-19? New findings point to yes.   A recent study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology found an independent, dose-response (i.e. higher the dose, higher the risk) relationship between proton...
Should You Take a Digestive Enzyme Supplement?

Should You Take a Digestive Enzyme Supplement?

The quick answer is “maybe.” Many of my patients reduce or avoid uncomfortable GI symptoms, like gas and bloating, by taking a digestive enzyme supplement with a trigger food. But digestive enzymes only help when you take the right one. Tamara Duker Freeman MS RD CDN...
Top 6 Reasons To Use Telehealth With IBD Patients

Top 6 Reasons To Use Telehealth With IBD Patients

By Colleen D. Webb, MS, RDN Telehealth visits could exceed 1 billion by the end of 2020, with 900 million related to COVID-19. Telehealth is the exchange of healthcare information remotely and electronically to improve the health of a patient. Here’s some good...
Why you have to run to the bathroom after eating

Why you have to run to the bathroom after eating

A common concern among my patients with diarrhea is that they feel like food, particularly fried foods, greasy foods, red meat and high-fat dairy, “runs right through” them. Sometimes they’re running to the bathroom mid-meal.  Sound familiar? You might have your...
How To Challenge Fruits and Vegetables with IBD

How To Challenge Fruits and Vegetables with IBD

Lots of people with IBD are afraid to eat fruits and vegetables. Perhaps you suspect they worsen your symptoms. Maybe your doctor told you to avoid them. Whatever the reason, you’re probably itching to add them back to your diet. Not sure how to go about challenging...

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