Build Your Toolbox: Implementing New Guidance from the AAAAI Workgroup Report on the Nutritional Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Event date: 12/6/2017
Please join speakers, Marion Groetch, MS, RDN Director of Nutrition Services, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Raquel Durban, MS, RD, CSP, LD/N Food Allergy Institute of Charlotte Asthma & Allergy Specialists North Carolina for an informational webinar. Learning Objectives:
- Explore new guidance on the dietary and nutrition management of eosinophilic esophagitis with two of the authors of the recent American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Committee, Workgroup Report.
- Define eosinophilic esophagitis and the clinical presentations that may impact nutritional status.
- Address potential obstacles, challenges and nutritional risks of an elimination diet for the management of eosinophilic esophagitis.
- Describe how physicians, dietitians and other allied health professionals can utilize the tools in the work group report to plan and implement an elimination diet.