Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 62, Issue 10, pp 2686–2689 | Cite as

Diet to the Rescue: Cessation of Pharmacotherapy After Initiation of Exclusive Enteral Nutrition (EEN) Followed by Strict and Liberalized Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) in Crohn’s Disease

  • Warapan Nakayuenyongsuk
  • Megan Christofferson
  • Kaylie Nguyen
  • Jennifer Burgis
  • K. T. Park
Stanford Multidisciplinary Seminars


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Warapan Nakayuenyongsuk
    • 1
  • Megan Christofferson
    • 1
  • Kaylie Nguyen
    • 1
  • Jennifer Burgis
    • 1
  • K. T. Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford Children’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease CenterStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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