Nutritional Considerations in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Bethany Doerfler, Nirmala Gonsalves

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Gastroesophageal reux disease (GERD) and Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) are common gastrointestinal disorders seen by both primary care physicians and gastroenterologists. GERD is estimated to affect 13%-29% of the U.S. population and recent estimates suggest the prevalence of EoE in adults to be 1 in 10, 000.1, 2 Both medical and dietary therapies are effective treatments for these conditions.3-8 This chapter will highlight the dietary approach to treating these disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNutritional Care of the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781482226041
ISBN (Print)9781482226034
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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