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Pediatric Nutrition: Biologics vs Elimination Diet – A Pro Con Debate on Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatments and Practices (F41)

Friday, April 21 • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PT

In Person SessionVirtual SessionPediatric Content Included


  1. Examine different medical and nutritional treatment options for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) 
  2. Summarize the evidence in the literature of elimination diet for EoE and exclusive enteral nutrition for IBD  
  3. Compare and contrast the benefits, risks, safety, and efficacy of elimination diet versus medical treatment with biologics in EoE 
  4. Compare and contrast the benefits, risks, safety, and efficacy of exclusive enteral nutrition versus medical treatment with biologics in IBD 


Part 1: Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): Biologics Versus Elimination Diet
Part 2: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Biologics Versus Exclusive Enteral Nutrition  

Dale Lee, MD, MSCE, Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Medical Director, Clinical Nutrition; Director of the Celiac Disease Program, Seattle Children's; Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, SPR, FAAP, FASPEN, St Jude Chair of Excellence in Pediatric Gastroenterology; Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 

Ruba Abdelhadi, MD, CNSC, NASPGHAN-F, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Nutrition Support and Nutrition Services Programs, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-23-066-L01-P