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May 29, 2019

Will getting kids to eat their peas and carrots help stop the spread of IBD?

Watch Maria Abreu, MD, AGAF, and Michael Rosen, MD, MSCI, as they review highlights from the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress.

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On Feb. 7-9, 2019, more than 1,300 multi-disciplinary health care professionals gathered at the second annual Crohn’s & Colitis Congress® to discuss how to transform inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) care. 

Watch Dr. Abreu, co-chair of the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress and Dr. Rosen as they review highlights from the Environmental Triggers and Stemming the Rising Tide of IBD session. You’ll discover how personalized approaches using diet to modify the microbiome can improve intestinal inflammation. You’ll also hear about common-sense recommendations for preventing IBD, which include:

  • Avoiding environmental triggers, like smoking
  • Eating a healthy diet that includes fish oils, fruits and vegetables
  • Being physically active
  • Minimizing stress

View the video, and be sure to save the date for the 2020 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress, taking place Jan. 23-25, 2020, in Austin, Texas. Visit to learn more. Registration begins June 26.

Additional video highlights from the 2019 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress can be viewed here. 

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