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Dietary, Exercise, and Other Influences on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Course #: 010-854

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CE Credit Hours: 6.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #145964 approved for 6 CPEUs.

CPEU Course Description

The colonic epithelium can be viewed as a dynamic structure with a very rapid speed of renewal.  Changes in dietary habits are known to impact the composition and function of the intestinal microbiota and gut microbiota balance is involved in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  This CPEU course explores the impact of nutrient intake on the characteristics of the large intestine luminal content composition, reviews the effects of changes on the colonic epithelial cell luminal environment on their physiology and metabolism, reports the impact of physical exercise on the luminal environment of colonocytes, investigates the role of gut microbiota alterations induced by a high salt diet, evaluates the therapeutic effect of probiotics in combination with prebiotics, rosavin, and zinc, investigates the potential of low dose Naltrexone to induce a clinical response in therapy refractory IBD patients, and looks at the role vagus nerve stimulation plays in IBD.

Haley Barnes, RD, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.

Article Author:  Francois Blachier, Ph.D., et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.


CPEU Course Objectives

  1. Explain how hydrogen sulfide is important for the maintenance of mucosal defenses in the gastrointestinal tract.
  2. Investigate which bacterial strain, isolated from the Korean food, kimchi, reduces colitis disease.
  3. Examine the type of diet that increase the fecal concentration of short-chain fatty acids.
  4. Elucidate five important roles of butyrate.
  5. Identify the type of bacterial species for which exercise increase the numbers.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2010, 2100, 5120, 5220

Performance Indicators (RDN): 6.2.5, 8.1, 8.1.3 , 8.1.5

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 6.2.5, 8.1, 8.1.3 , 8.3.7

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Course Date: 2018-10-02

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