Should you avoid eating fructans?
Some people who think they're sensitive to gluten may actually be intolerant to fructans, polymers of fructose that occur in large quantities in wheat products.
Led by an internationally recognized medical director, our center is one of the highest-volume inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) programs in the region. Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to providing precision medicine and personalized care for every patient, from diet and nutrition to medical therapy and surgery. We create individualized treatment plans for each patient to ensure the best outcomes possible.
To refer a patient to the IBD Center, fill out the referral form and fax to: 614-293-1456.
On the form, please indicate Gastroenterology as the "Refer to" and IBD as the diagnosis.
Please provide specific information about IBD diagnosis, most recent episodes/labs, medications, and any other pertinent information.
Dr. Afzali is dedicated to providing precision medicine to her patients to provide the best possible outcomes. She is an innovator who continues to push medicine forward through active participation in research and bringing high-profile clinical trials to Ohio State.
Dr. Butnariu specializes in the unique treatment of women living with IBD. She provides compassionate, comprehensive care to her patients, understanding that women have a different IBD treatment journey.
Dr. Levine serves as the Associate Director of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, and has spent the majority of his career at Ohio State.He is passionate about combining clinical advances and technology with excellent patient care.
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