Webinar 3: GI Part One
by Dr Jennifer Gaudiani, Denver, US
In this webinar, Dr. Gaudiani reviews the first half of a wide variety of topics relating to gastroenterological complications of eating disorders, including gastroparesis, constipation, celiac disease and food intolerances, irritable bowel syndrome, pelvic floor dysfunction, and rectal prolapse.
Email Jennifer Gaudiani with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Objectives: By the end of this talk, participants will…
1) Improve their knowledge about the diagnosis of GI complications in eating disorders
2) Feel more comfortable recognizing and advocating for good management of GI complications in eating disorders
3) Understand the close relationship between mind and body in GI symptoms
- Gaudiani JL, Mehler PS. Rare medical manifestations of severe restricting and purging: “Zebras,” missed diagnoses, and best practices. Int J Eat Disord. 2016. Mar;49(3):331-44
- Moshiree B, McDonald R, Hou W, Toskes PP. Comparison of the effect of azithromycin versus erythromycin on antroduodenal pressure profiles of patients with chronic functional gastrointestinal pain and gastroparesis. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Mar;55(3):675-83
- Brown MJ. Ferruzzi MG. Nguyen ML. Cooper DA. Eldridge AL. Schwartz SJ. White WS. Caretenoid bioavailablity is higher from salads ingested with full-fat than with fat-reduced salad dressings as measured with electrochemical detection. Am J Clin Nutr 2004;80:396–403.
Dr. Gaudiani is the Founder and Medical Director of the Gaudiani Clinic. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, she completed her undergraduate degree at Harvard, medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, and her internal medicine residency and chief residency at Yale, where she won numerous clinical awards. Dr. Gaudiani moved to Denver in 2007. She helped start the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health in its current form, as the nation’s top medical stabilization center for adults with eating disorders too medically compromised to receive care in a mental health setting. After seven great years there, she left as its Medical Director to pursue her vision of outpatient care, founding the Gaudiani Clinic. During her years at ACUTE, Dr. Gaudiani became a nationally recognized internist for her work on the medical complications of eating disorders.
She has lectured nationally and internationally and is widely published in the scientific literature as well as on blogs. She is a current member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Eating Disorders and and the Academy for Eating Disorders Medical Care Standards Committee and is a former board member of iaedp (International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals). Dr. Gaudiani is one of the only outpatient internists in the US who carries the Certified Eating Disorder Specialist designation and has received the honorable designation of Fellow from the international organization Academy for Eating Disorders.