The nutrition articles from the Practical Gastroenterology Journal are edited by Carol Rees Parrish, MS, RD
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Articles from 2021
January: Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome: Nutritional Care
February: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – What Clinicians Need to Know in 2021
March: Bezoars: Recognizing and Managing These Stubborn, Sometimes Hairy, Roadblocks of the GI Tract
Articles from 2020
January: Treatment of Iron Deficiency in Gastroenterology: A New Paradigm
February: Mobility and Motility: Constipation Impairs Enteral Feeding in Disabled and Immobile Patients
March: ORS: The Solutions to Optimize Hydration in Short Bowel Syndrome
April: Chronic Atrophic Gastritis: Don’t Miss These Nutritional Deficiencies
May: Does Your Patient Have Bile Acid Malabsorption?
June: Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: What It Is and Isn’t
July: Copper Deficiency: Like a Bad Penny
August: Wilsons Disease: The Copper Connection
September: Clostridioides difficile Infection: Is There a Role for Diet and Probiotics?
October: Metabolic Acidosis: Got Bicarbonate?
November Nutrition Considerations for the Cirrhotic Patient
December Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) and Immunonutrition: An Evidence Based Approach
Articles from 2019
January Enteral Feeding Part I: Pesky Bowel Sounds and Gastric Residual Volumes
February Enteral Nutrition Part II: Eradicate Barriers with Root Cause Analysis and Focused Intervention
April Enteral Nutrition Part III: Jejunal Enteral Feeding: The Tail is Wagging the Dog(ma)
May Enteral Nutrition Part IV: Hydrating the Enterally Fed Patient–It Isn’t Rocket Science
June The POTS (Postural Tachycardia Syndrome) Epidemic: Hydration and Nutrition Issues
July FODMAPS Everywhere and Not a Thing to Eat
August The Specific Carbohydrate Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Evidence and Execution
September: High Output Ileostomies: The Stakes are Higher than the Output
October: Diet in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
November: Fiber and Ileostomies: Does it Help or Hurt?
December: Timely Topics in Gluten-Free Labeling
Articles from 2018
January Moo-ove Over, Cow’s Milk: The Rise of Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives
February Amyloid: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
March Food for Thought: Importance of Nutrition in Alcoholic Hepatitis
April Nutritional Care of the Patient with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
May When a Registered Dietitian Becomes the Patient: Translating the Science of the Low FODMAP Diet to Daily Living
June Blenderized Feeding Options — The Sky’s the Limit
July Got Lactase? A Clinician’s Guide to Lactose Intolerance
August Full Force Enteral Nutrition: A New Hope or the Dark Side? A Critical Look at Enhanced Feeding Protocols
September Pragmatic Management of Nutrition in Severe Acute Pancreatitis
October Conventional, Complementary, and Controversial Approaches to Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
November Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency and Enteral Feeding: A Practical Guide with Cases Studies
December Revisiting Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A Clinician’s Guide for the 21st Century
Articles from 2017
January Medicare Coverage for Home Parenteral Nutrition – An Oxymoron? Part II Real Life Case Studies – What Does it Take to Qualify For HPN?
February The Use of Medium-Chain Triglycerides in Gastrointestinal Disorders
March Lactic Acidosis: A Lesser Known Side Effect of Thiamine Deficiency
April Protein Losing Enteropathy: Diagnosis and Management
May Pancreatogenic Type 3c Diabetes: Underestimated, Underappreciated and Poorly Managed
June Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency
July Reinfusion of Gastrointestinal Secretions: The Bedside Experience
August Parenteral Nutrition — Lipid Emulsions and Potential Complications
September: Seeking Enteral Autonomy with Teduglutide
October: Nutritional Approaches to Chronic Nausea and Vomiting
November: A Clinician’s Guide to Defining, Identifying, and Documenting Malnutrition in Hospitalized Patients
December: Have PN (Parenteral Nutrition)– Will Travel
Articles from 2016
January Nutritional Implications of GI-Related Scleroderma
February Wernicke’s Encephalopathy: Under Our Radar More Than It Should Be?
March Pancreatic Resection: Nutritional Implications and Long-Term Follow Up
April Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: If You Are Not Implementing It, Why Not?
June Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia After Gastric Bypass Surgery
July Vitamin D Deficiencies in Patients with Disorders of the Digestive System: Current Knowledge and Practical Considerations
August Immunonutrition in 2016: Benefit, Harm or Neither?
September Refeeding the Malnourished Patient: Lessons Learned
October Sterile Water and Enteral Feeding: Fear Over Logic
November Achalasia and Nutrition: Is it Simple Physics or Biology?
December Medicare Coverage for Home Parenteral Nutrition: An Oxymoron? Part I
Articles from 2015
February Short Bowel Syndrome: Hydrating the Adult Patient
March Short Bowel Syndrome in Adults: A Guide to Front Line Drugs Used in the Treatment of Short Bowel
April Short Bowel Syndrome in Adults: A Guide to Front Line Drugs Used in the Treatment of Short Bowel Syndrome
May Short Bowel Syndrome in Adults: Trophic Agents in the Treatment of Short Bowel
June Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: Where Are We in 2015?
July Low Fiber Vs Low Residue Diets in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Evidence to Support vs Habit?
August Getting Critical About Constipation
September D-Lactic Acidosis: More Prevalent Than We Think?
October How to Buy, Store and Eat Olive Oil
December Transition to Ready to Hang Enteral Feeding System: One Institution’s Experience
Articles from 2014
January Magnesium: So Underappreciated
February Yogurt: Nutritious Food or Sugary Snack?
March Clogged Feeding Tubes: A Clinician’s Thorn
April Nutrition Update in Hepatic Failure
May Trace Element Supplementation and Monitoring in the Adult Patient on Parentaral Nutrition
June Nutrition Guidelines for Treatment of Children with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
July The Calorie Requirement Conundrum
August Short Bowel Syndrome in Adults: Physiologic Alterations and Clinical Consequences
September Coding for Malnutrition in the Adult Patient: What the Physicians Needs to Know
October Short Bowel Syndrome in Adults: Nutrition Therapy
November Celebrating the Holidays: A Fresh Look at Holiday Food for Those with Dysphagia
December Blenderized Tube Feeding: Suggested Guidelines for Clinicians
Clinical Observations–Correcting Hypernatremia: Enteral or Intravenous Hydration?
Articles from 2013
January Nutritional Management of the Adult with Cystic Fibrosis: Part I
February Nutritional Management of the Adult with Cystic Fibrosis: Part II
March Bone Health After Major Upper Intestinal Surgery
April Nephrolithiasis and Gastrointestinal Disease: Can Diet Intervention Help?
May Understanding Medicare Coverage for Home Enteral Nutrition
June A Practical Guide to the Nutritional Management of Chronic Pancreatitis
July Chronic Constipation in Children: An Overview
August Low Serum Phosphorus Getting You Down?
September Nutritional Management for Head and Neck Cancer Patients
October Gluten Content of Selected Labeled Gluten-Free Foods Sold in the US
November Food Allergies: Dietary Management
December Fiber Enriched Enteral Formulae: Advantageous or Adding Fuel to the Fire
January To Hold (Enteral Feeding) or Not to Hold
February Celiac Disease: What Gluten Free Means Today
March Antioxidants as Adjunctive Therapy for Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis
April Nutrition in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
May High Risk Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes
June Adult Inflammatory Bowel Disease
July When the Bowel Becomes the Bladder: Metabolism after Urinary Diversion
August Post Whipple: A Practical Approach to Nutrition Management
September Nutrition and Nutraceuticals for Muscle Recovery and Maintenence: Hero or Hokum?
October Bile Acids: A Unrecognized and Underappreciated Cause of Chronic Diarrhea
November Dermatitis Herpetiformis: What Practitioners Need to Know
December FODMAP Diet Update: Craze or Credible?
January Nasal Bridle: Married to Your Tube
February Nutrition Management and Intervention in Cerebral Palsy
March Blind Placement of Feeding Tubes: Treatment or Threat?
April Nutrition Management of Chyle Leaks: An Update
May Hepatic Encephalopathy: Are NH4 Levels and Protein Restriction Obsolete?
Also: Table of FDA Approved Pancreatic Enzyme Therapy
June Nutrition Support in Acute Kidney Injury: How Much Protein is Enough or Too Much?
July Cyclic Parenteral Nutrition Infusion: Considerations for the Clinician
August Nourishing Little Hearts: Nutritional Implications for Congenital Heart Disease
September Nutrition in Gastroparesis: The Art
November Severe Micronutrient Deficiencies in RYGB Patients
January Propofol Related Infusion Syndrome
February Nutritional Recommendations for Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
April Reinfusion of Intestinal Secretions: A Viable Option for Select Patients
May Buried Bumper Syndrome: Can We Prevent It?
July Drug Therapy Related Issues in Patients Who Received Bariatric Surgery (Part I)
August Drug Related Therapy Issues in Patients Who Received Bariatric Surgery (Part II)
September The Art of Fistuloclysis: Nutritional Management of Enterocutaneous Fistulas
October Managment of Catheter-Related Infections in Patients Receiving Home Parenteral Nutrition
November Nutrition Interventions Before and After Adult Intestinal Transplant: The Pittsburgh Experience
December Pre-Op NPO and Traditional Post-Op Diet Advancement: Time to Move On
January Vitamin B12: No One Should Be Without It
February Iron: Not Too Much and Not Too Little
March Enteral Nutrition: Should It Be Continued in the Patient with Clostridium Difficile Enterocolitis?
April Metabolic Acidosis in Patients With Gastrointestinal Disorders
May The Effect of Diabetes-Specific Formulae on Glycemic and Clinical Indicators
June Wernicke’s Encephalopathy: Role of Thiamine
July When What Comes Out is Way More Than What Goes In: Perineal Skin Care
August Diagnosis, Treatment and Nutritional Management of Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
September Enteral Feeding and Vasoactive Agents: Suggested Guidelines for Clinicians
October Enteral Feeding in Hospitalized Patients: Early Versus Late Feeding
December Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition: Evidence Based Recommendations
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