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Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Adverse Food Reactions - Pharmacologic Therapy, Supplements, and Alternative and Complementary Care Considerations

CE Event Information

  • Description:
    Part II of the two part discussion on adverse food reactions and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  In this segment discussion includes:
    - 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

    Running time: 36 mins

    Free registration for new Members, Premium members and Evidence Based Update subscribers  Regular Member Fee: $ 36

  • Sponsor: VetVine Specialty Consulting Service
  • Presenter(s): Joe Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $36

Featured Publications

The following journal articles or textbook chapters have been selected as Supplements to this event. You can elect to purchase them as part of a discounted seminar package fee.
Prepaid CE Subscribers will be assessed a supplement fee for articles purchased.

- There is a growing demand for the use of integrative medicine in veterinary medicine.
- Evidence-based research using integrative medicine in veterinary patients with lower urinary tract diseases is scarce.
- Translational research with animal models of human lower urinary tract disease (LUTD) is an opportunity to expand our knowledge of etiopathogenesis and identifying complementary treatments.
- Translational evidence-based research is needed to accelerate the use of integrative health care in both human and veterinary medicine where there is a concern for antimicrobial resistance.

Urinary Tract Infections

- Cranberry (Vaccinium Macrocarpon)

- Mannose

- Probiotics

- Acupuncture


- D,L-Methionine

- Probiotics

- N-3 Fatty Acids in Urolithiasis and Urinary Tract Tumors


- Herbs and Urolithiasis


Current Therapeutic Strategy
Drugs Commonly Used in the Treatment of Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Feline Conditions That Can Be Considered for Probiotic Supplementation
Stem Cells
Considerations Regarding Stem Cell Therapy in Cats

This package includes 2 publications: 1) Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease - August's Consulta...  more
  • Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Disease

    Canine and Feline Nutrition (Third Edition), 2011, Chapter 35, Pages 455-478. Authors: Linda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek,...  more
  • Unconventional Diets for Dogs and Cats

    Veterinary Clinics of North America, 2006, Vol 36, pp 1269-1281. Author: KE Michel. Fee: $7.95; Login to Purchase and Download
  • Adverse Food Reactions in Dogs and Cats

    Vet Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, Vol 41(2), March 2011, pp 361-379. Authors: Frédéric P. Gaschen, Sandra R. Merchant. Me...  more