Feb 9, 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM (ET)
Planned with Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition (CFN) Subunit
Chronic inflammation of the lower intestine and microbiota disturbances are common in patients with cystic fibrosis. Kay Vavrina MPA, RD, LD, CNSC explore the causes and consequences of the inflammation and its effect on the gut microbiota. Kay will also discuss how CFTR modulators and food choices change the integrity of the microbiota.
Upon completion of this program, the successful participant will be able to:
- Discuss causes and ramifications of inflammation in the lower GI tract of people with cystic fibrosis (CF).
- Summarize the effect of inflammation on gut microbiota, as well as food choices on microbiota integrity.
- Discuss the effect of CFTR modulators on GI inflammation in people with CF.