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2013

2013 JPGN CME Articles

December 2013
Mexican American Children Have Differential Elevation of Metabolic Biomarkers Proportional to Obesity Status
Anemia and Iron Deficiency in children Association with red meat and poultry consumption
In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.


November 2013
Long-term Outcomes of Infants and Children Undergoing Percutaneous Endoscopy Gastrostomy Tube Placement
Estimation of Fish and v-3 Fatty Acid Intake in Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.


October 2013
"Reduced Mitochondrial DNA Content and Heterozygous Nuclear Gene Mutations in Patients with Acute Liver Failure"
Normal and Proton Pump Inhibitor-Mediated Gastrin Levels in Infants 1-11 Months of Age

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.

September 2013

Cow’s Milk–Associated Gastrointestinal Symptoms Evaluated Using the Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Food Challenge.
Laura Merras-Salmio, ynna S. Pelkonen, Kaija-Leena Kolho, Mikael Kuitunen, and Mika J. Makela
JPGN  Volume 57, Number 3, September 2013


Diagnosis and Treatment of Perianal Crohn Disease: NASPGHAN Clinical Report and Consensus Statement. 
Edwin F. de Zoeten, Brad A. Pasternak, Peter Mattei, Robert E. Kramer, and Howard A. Kader
JPGN  Volume 57, Number 3, September 2013

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.

August 2013

Use of the Noninvasive Entero-test in the Detection of Helicobacter pylori in Children in an Endemic Area in Colombia. Richard N. Arboleda, Barbara G. Schneider, Luis E. Bravo, Judith Romero-Gallo,Richard M. Peek Jr, Robertino M. Mera, Maria Clara Yepez, Cristina Campo, and Pelayo Correa
JPGN  Volume 57, Number 2, August 2013


Diet and Functional Abdominal Pain in Children and Adolescents. Miranda A.L. van Tilburg and Christopher T. Felix
JPGN  Volume 57, Number 2, August 2013

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.

July 2013
PedsQL Eosinophilic Esophagitis Module: Feasibility, Reliability, and Validity
James P. Franciosi, Kevin A. Hommel, Cristiane B. Bendo, Eileen C. King, Margaret H. Collins, Michael D. Eby, Keith Marsolo, J. Pablo Abonia, Karl F. von Tiehl,Philip E. Putnam, Alexandria J. Greenler, Allison B. Greenberg, Ronald A. Bryson,Carla M. Davis, Anthony P. Olive, Sandeep K. Gupta, Elizabeth A. Erwin,Mary D. Klinnert, Jonathan M. Spergel, Jolanda M. Denham, Glenn T. Furuta, Marc E. Rothenberg, and James W. Varni
JPGN  Volume 57, Number 1, July 2013

Early Life Exposures as Risk Factors for Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Elizabeth T. Jensen, Michael D. Kappelman, Hannah P. Kim, Tamar Ringel-Kulka, and Evan S. Dellon
JPGN  Volume 57, Number 1, July 2013

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.

June 2013

Characterization of Esophageal Motility Following Esophageal Atresia Repair Using High-Resolution Esophageal Manometry
Caroline Lemoine, Ann Aspirot,Gaelle Le Henaff,Hugues Piloquet,Dominique Levesque,and Christophe Faure
JPGN  Volume 56, Number 6, June 2013

Safety, Tolerability, and Clinical Response After Fecal Transplantation in Children and Young Adults With Ulcerative Colitis
Sachin Kunde, Angela Pham, Sarah Bonczyk, Teri Crumb, Meg Duba, Harold Conrad Jr, Deborah Cloney, and Subra Kugathasan
JPGN  Volume 56, Number 6, June 2013

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.


May 2013

Microbiota and Gut–Liver Axis: Their Influences on Obesity and Obesity-Related Liver Disease
Pietro Vajro, Giulia Paolella, and Alessio Fasano
JPGN, Volume 56, Number 5, May 2013

Infliximab-Induced Psoriasis and Psoriasiform Skin Lesions in Pediatric Crohn Disease and a Potential Association With IL-23 Receptor Polymorphisms
Mary E. Sherlock, Thomas Walters, Merit M. Tabbers, Karen Frost, Mary Zachos,Aleixo Muise, Elena Pope, and Anne M. Griffiths
JPGN, Volume 56, Number 5, May 2013

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.


April 2013

Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, (JPGN 2013;56: 449–458)
Laura M. Mackner, Rachel Neff Greenley, Eva Szigethy, Michele Herzer, Kate Deer, and Kevin A. Hommel
In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.


March 2013

Article 1: The Role of Thiopurine Metabolite Testing and Thiopurine Methyltransferase (TPMT) Determination in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Article 2: "Clinical features distinguish eosinophilic and reflux-induced esophagitis: An age-matched, case-controlled study and a novel scoring system"
In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.


February 2013

Polyethylene Glycol Powder Solution Versus Senna for Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy in Children: A Prospective, Randomized, Investigator-Blinded Trial
Natalie A. Terry, Mei Lin Chen-Lim, Elizabeth Ely, Muralidhar Jatla,Denise Ciavardone, Salina Esch, Lisa Farace, Frances Jannelli, Anita Puma,Dean Carlow, and Petar Mamula

Prospective Evaluation of 1-Day Polyethylene Glycol-3350 Bowel Preparation Regimen in Children
Mazen I. Abbas, Cade M. Nylund, Carol J. Bruch, Luzviminda G. Nazareno, and Philip L. Rogers

Additional Reading
Invited Commentary - Bowel Preparation in Children:Is Polyethylene Glycol an Answer?
Mohini G. Patel and Dinesh S. Pashankar

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.


January 2013 - NASPGHAN Guidelines for Training in Pediatric Gastroenterology

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the article

3. Take the post test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate. Explanations to questions and correct answer will be on a link on page 2 of the certificate.