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Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Adverse Food Reactions

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    March 20, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

    This is a two part discussion on adverse food reactions and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) presented by Dr. Joe Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN.

    Veterinary professionals can earn up to 1.25 hours of NY, NJVMA, and AAVSB RACE-approved CE!*

    In Part I: Description, Diagnosis, and Dietary Management (running time: 38 mins) discussion includes:

    - Types of adverse food reactions
    - Pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease and chronic enteropathies
    - Clinical signs and diagnosing adverse food reaction in dogs and cats
    - Treatment and management strategies for chronic enteropathies and IBD
    - Food allergens
    - Dietary strategies and nutritional therapy for IBD
    - Diet types and considerations: hydrolysates, commercial, homemade, raw

    In Part II: Pharmacologic Therapy, Supplements, and Alternative and Complementary Care Considerations (running time: 36 mins) the discussion focuses on:

    - Standard pharmacologic therapies including anti-inflammatories, antimicrobials, motility modifiers, anti-emetics
    - Pre- and probiotics, fiber, essential fatty acids
    - Cobalamin, iron, vitamins and minerals
    - Complementary care options

    Earn CE credit (veterinary professionals only):
    - $20 (Part I OR Part II only - 0.5 hrs CE credit)
    - $36 (Part I AND Part II - 1.25 hrs CE credit)
    Non-CE credit:
    - $4.99 each

    - Upon submission of payment you will be redirected to the video

    *Approved for CE credit for veterinarians and technicians by the AAVSB RACE program, NY State and the NJVMA. The method of delivery is online and non-interactive.
    Be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories &/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of CE.