FP Essentials™

Lower Gastrointestinal Conditions

Edition #483 | August 2019

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  • Describe risk factors for and common manifestations of Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis (UC).
  • Summarize management options and follow-up care for patients with Crohn disease and UC.
  • Describe the clinical and diagnostic features of lactose intolerance, celiac disease, and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
  • Summarize the dietary management of malabsorption syndromes.
  • Identify the types of diverticular disease and associated recommendations for imaging.
  • Describe the management of and follow-up care for patients with acute diverticulitis.
  • Discuss risk factors for colorectal cancer, including associated genetic syndromes.
  • Summarize the current screening recommendations for colorectal cancer.
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