From the ReachMD studios in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, host Dr. Brian McDonough leads an expert panel focusing on preventive care for IBD patients. Joining the expert panel are:
- Dr. Adam C. Ehrlich, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Co-Medical Director of the Temple Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, and
- Dr. John D. Betteridge, Gastroenterologist at Lancaster General Hospital and Regional Gi Medical Center. Drs. Ehrlich and Betteridge discuss the issues surrounding IBD with a focus on preventative care in patients.
Discussion points include micronutrient deficiencies, immunosuppression, methods to maintain a well-balanced nutrient-rich diet, and communication strategies between PCPs and GI specialists to improve patient care.