Independent Contractor Arlett Montoya, DVM Redondo Beach, CA, United States
Nutrition can influence those functions of the gastrointestinal tract that can be adversely affected in chronic enteropathy, such as microbiota, mucosal immune system, intestinal permeability, and motility. This discussion will explore the role of diet as a possible risk factor, prevalence of malnutrition, and the use of specialized diets in the management of chronic enteropathy.
Identify criteria for patients needing dietary management.
Identify ways to communicate dietary management needs and treatment to owners.