Pediatric patients adhering to a specific carbohydrate diet or modified specific carbohydrate diet showed improved symptoms of their inflammatory bowel disease, according to a presentation at Crohn’s and Colitis Congress.

“We took a unique way of investigating diet … something called n-of-1 trials, which has significant benefit for looking at diet in conditions such as IBD. With n-of-1 trials, it’s a single subject experimental design where the patient serves as their own control and treatment is systemically varied over time,” David Suskind, MD, said during his

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