Patient and Professional Education Resources
Please use the below website links to provide educational materials to your patients and colleagues. Please reach out to the Patient and Professional Education Chair for any ideas or gaps in materials.
Latest Covid-19 resources specifically for patients with GI disorders.
Constipation and Soiling: The Poo In You This is a video that helps describe children experiencing soiling accidents (encopresis). This animated video explains what causes the accidents, why they happen so often, and how we can treat the problem.
Nutritional Therapy in GI Disorders
Nutrition: Added Sugars This video, brought to you by NASPGHAN, discusses added sugars and sources of sugars for patients and parents to be aware of.
Nutrition: The Low FODMAP Diet This video, brought to you by NASPGHAN, helps explain what a low FODMAP diet is and when it might be used.
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Nutritional Therapy for IBD This website discusses the various nutritional therapy options for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, protocols as well as benefits and things to consider for each diet. This website is for patients and providers.
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation This website offers education support for both providers and patients as well as resources for school, medication, insurance, etc support.
Functional GI Disorders
Miscellaneous Pediatric GI
The NOVEL Project This website provides educational materials for parents and providers alike on both enteral nutrition and parenteral nutrition including NG tube and G-tube care and the latest clinical practice.
SuperMeg Pain Reduction for IV Placement This tool that can be used for children nervous or scared for IVs or Blood draws. The purpose of this interactive website is to help with the pain management strategies, skills, and support they need to prevent and reduce pain.
Pediatric Food Allergies This website has information on testing as well as dietary management advice for kids with food allergies.
Procedures and Diagnostics
Capsule Endoscopy-Cappy's Greatest Adventure This video shows Cappy’s animated adventure through the intestine and can be used to describe a capsule endoscopy procedure to patients and parents.