CDHF Talks: Maintaining a Healthy Weight with IBD. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is at least two, separate disorders that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and ulceration (sores) of the small and large intestines. These two disorders are called ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
In this CDHFTalks, Dr. Maitreyi Raman, MD, MSc, FRCPC, CAGF, and Deanna Veloce, RD talk all about malnutrition, overweight and obesity and practical strategies to maintain a healthy weight for those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). They answer the following:
- What is malnutrition?
- Prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalized and outpatient IBD
- Prevalence of overweight and obesity of IBD
- Discuss an approach to healthy weight management: nutrition and physical activity
- Strategies to improve food intake when you are feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms with IBD
David McGuire, a patient with Crohn’s Disease also discusses his lived experiences with nutrition and IBD.
Watch the full version or skip to each section to find the answers you are looking for.
Part 1: Mechanisms for Malnutrition in IBD
Part 2: Describe the impact of overweight status in IBD
Part 3: Making a diagnosis of malnutrition in those with IBD
Part 4: malnutrition treatment principles for patients with IBD: Nutrition and Physical Activity
Part 5: Malnutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease from Deanna Veloce, Registered Dietitian
Part 6: Practical strategies to improve food intake for those with IBD
Part 7: What a healthy weight management plan looks like for those with IBD
Part 8: David McGuire, a patient with Crohn’s disease, talks about his experiences with nutrition and diet living with IBD
This video was made possible due to an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer.