Carina Venter

Dietary Management of EoE: More Than Just Food Allergen Avoidance

Carina Venter, PhD, RD


This program presented by Carina Venter, PhD, RD, begins with an overview of the prevalence and clinical presentation of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in pediatric patients.  Dr. Venter then describes the evidence-based dietary therapy and nutrition management of EoE, which is outlined in nutrition guidelines publications.  Dr. Venter describes the role of elemental diets in the management of EoE, including practical guidance on how to initiate these diets and support compliance for efficacy.  Finally, Dr. Venter discusses the role of the microbiome in EoE and how it correlates with disease activity.