Using Formulas, Defined Diets, and Herbs as Complementary Therapy for IBD
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Patients are often told to “eat what doesn’t hurt.” In 2019, we can do a better job at informing those with IBD about nutrition therapies that can optimize nutrition and reduce intestinal inflammation. This webinar will inform the participant about nutrition needs for those with IBD and will summarize the latest evidence supporting diet and complementary therapies in IBD.

Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC

Clinical Dietitian Nutrition & Integrative IBD Subspecialty Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC, is a certified nutrition support clinician and has been a registered dietitian for over 9 years at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Kelly graduated magna cum laude from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. She earned her M.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences and Nutrition and completed her dietetic internship at California State University in Northridge, California.

Kelly specializes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), providing nutrition counseling to hospitalized patients and joining the IBD team on rounds where she educates GI fellows and residents on the specific nutritional needs of IBD patients. Kelly also counsels GI patients in her outpatient clinic, and at the Nutrition & Integrative IBD Subspecialty Clinic with Dr. Eric Vasiliauskas.

Kelly is actively involved in nutrition research at Cedars-Sinai (with the GI and Clinical Nutrition divisions), and with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Kelly has spoken at both local and national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) conferences on the topics of IBD and other digestive conditions. She is also involved with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation as a member of the Los Angeles Chapter Medical Advisory Committee, as well as a speaker on the topic of nutrition at patient education events and support groups.


Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC

Clinical Dietitian Nutrition & Integrative IBD Subspecialty Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Course Overview

Released: 7/10/19
Expires: 7/10/22
Duration: 55:57
Level: Level 2
Available Credit: 1.0 CPEU
Learning Need Codes: 3020; 5090; 5120; 5220
Performance Indicators 12.4.5; 8.3.6; 8.3.7

*This course has been approved for continuing education for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

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