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diet

in Scots practice
1 the date fixed by a court for hearing a case.
2 a single session of a court.

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

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An elemental diet only involves easy-to-digest formulas in liquid or powder form.
Kuriyama et al., "Effectiveness of an 'half elemental diet' as maintenance therapy for Crohn's disease: a randomized-controlled trial," Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, vol.
(1997) demonstrated that elemental diet was as efficacious as steroids in inducing remission in a randomized controlled trial in a cohort of adult patients with active CD [31].
"We don't usually put patients on an elemental diet, because we want them to be able to eat other foods.
The second bore delivers an elemental diet three inches farther down-stream into the distal duodenum.
In this latter case, weaning or transition to an elemental diet prove a special challenge for APNs, but the costs avoided are unlimited.
Hanauer: An elemental diet is composed of pure carbohydrates and long-chain fatty acids and proteins already broken down, rather than complex carbohydrates and complex proteins, plus a small amount of fat.
She was treated medically with an elemental diet and antibiotics.
In 2006, Pimentel shared his treatment algorithm for SIBO, which included the use of antibiotics, elemental diet or both.
Multiple studies demonstrate that the use of an elemental diet in children with eosinophilic esophagitis is effective in 92%-98% of cases.
In a study of 51 children, a 1-month elemental diet provided a significant reduction in disease and symptoms in the short term (Am.