Title

Diet and Inflammation in Rheumatic Diseases

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

6-5-2018

Comments

Dr. Leung is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Rheumatology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Her research studies have focused on epigenetics in systemic lupus erythematosus, and she is expanding her interests to incorporating integrative medicine approaches into rheumatology practice and teaching. She is a recipient of the Jones/Lovell Scholarship in Integrative Rheumatology at The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

Presentation: 53:24

Abstract

Overall Goals and Objectives

Following this activity, a participant should be able to:

  1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care and discuss their application to clinical practice.
  2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes.
  3. Discuss core integrative medicine topics that patients frequently ask physicians about.

Outline

  • Nutrition and risk of developing rheumatic diseases
  • The immune system and the gut
  • Influence of gut microbiome on rheumatic disease
  • Influence of diet on gut microbiome and inflammation

Language

English

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