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Featured Research

Jeremy Adler, MD, MSc

N-of-1 Studies to Improve Symptoms and Individualize Treatment Efficacy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Despite remarkable advances in treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), 40% of patients continue to have symptoms that are not relieved and have persistent fatigue and poor quality of life. To improve quality of life, individualized approaches to address symptoms troubling to individual patients are needed.

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Featured Faculty

Folafoluwa Odetola, M.D., M.P.H.

Folafoluwa Odetola, M.D., M.P.H.

Fola Odetola, M.D., M.P.H. is an Associate Professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine. His research interests focus on the optimization of health care delivery to critically ill and injured children through process evaluation, including health technology assessment within the pediatric critical care unit, and outcomes assessment.

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Research from the National Poll on Children's Health

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When teen diets give parents indigestion

1 in 6 parents report their teen has tried a gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian or paleo diet. Challenges include cost and time to prepare special diet foods, and dealing with occasions such as eating out or family gatherings. Nearly half of parents had their teen begin taking vitamins or supplements when they started a special diet.