Neurological and Psychological Implications in Celiac Disease
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This activity would not be possible without the support of the
Celiac Disease Foundation. Learn more at celiac.org.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the evidence-based approach to diagnosing and managing the neurological and psychological implications of celiac disease;
- Identify the neurological and psychological complexities associated with celiac disease;
- Describe treatment plans that can address the neurological and psychological needs of patients with celiac disease;
- Name new advances in treating the neurological and psychological implications of celiac disease;
- Analyze why a gluten-free diet is a critical component of celiac disease treatment.
8:30 a.m. Ritu Verma, MD, Medical Director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center
Welcome and Introduction of speakers
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Hilary Jericho, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine
Discussing Pediatric Neurological Manifestations
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Sarah Keedy, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago
A deeper look into the Brain Fog Study and the criteria for the study
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Lori Welstead, RD, University of Chicago Medicine
Discussing Truths and Myths - Discuss Gluten Free Diet, Vitamins and Supplement in relation to Neurological Manifestation
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. – Q&A with First Session Speakers
10:45 -10:55 a.m. BREAK
10:55-11:25 a.m. Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Section of Pediatric Neurology, Co-Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
11:25 – 11:55 a.m. - Iain D. Croall, Research Fellow, University of Sheffield, Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease
Discussing Neurological Manifestations of Gluten Sensitivity versus Celiac Disease: Diagnosis and Current Research Perspectives
11:55 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Deepika Sharma, PhD, Research Fellow, University of Chicago Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology
A closer look at neurological implications of GI diseases including those associated with gluten challenge
12:25-12:50 p.m. – Q&A with Second Session Speakers
12:50-1:00 p.m. – Wrap Up: Final Thoughts from Dr. Verma
Agenda subject to change.
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UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COURSE DIRECTORS
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Research, The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Medical Director, Celiac Disease Center
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