August 24, 2018

Dr. James Lewis: Trial to test dietary interventions for Crohn’s

In this exclusive video, James Lewis, MD, MSCE, associate director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Penn Medicine, and Andrea Meyer, an advocate for patients with Crohn’s disease, discuss an ongoing trial to test effectiveness of two diets in treating Crohn’s disease.

Known as DINE-CD, the trial will compare the Mediterranean diet and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) and determine which is better at reducing symptoms and inflammation in patients with mildly-to-moderately active CD.

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