(1) Welcome and introductions
(2) Ali Arjomand, PhD (Modulla Health)
– How do COVID-19 and IBD intersect
– Being proactive with your medications, diagnostics and other procedures
– What to ask before and during your next GI appointment
– Living well at home – managing food and nutritional requirements
– Establishing a healthy rhythm that serves you beyond COVID-19
(3) Natalie Kelley (Plenty and Well)
– The importance of self-care and how it’s a lot simpler than the media portrays
– The importance of positive morning and nightly routines during social isolation
– Mindfulness tips, tricks and suggestions
– How to make daily self-checkins a habit to ensure your body and mind are being nurtured
– How to flip the script from fear + anxiety to hope + trust
(4) Audience Questions
(5) Key takeaways and next steps This free informational webinar is intended for IBD patients, their families and caregivers.
Co-Hosts and Presenters
Dr. Ali Arjomand is a PhD Nutrition Scientist and Certified Nutritionist. Founder of Modulla Health, an IBD-focused nutrition clinic. Before starting Modulla, Dr Arjomand worked on a range of global health challenges, including early-stage development of drug candidates against SARS-CoV in 2003, malaria vaccine development partnership at the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Seattle and a malaria point-of-care antibody test for Bill Gates.
Natalie Kelley is Founder of Plenty & Well, a space that focuses on self-love and bringing hope to those living with IBD and other chronic illnesses. Natalie is a chronic illness mindset + lifestyle coach, chronic illness podcaster, recipe developer, and IBD advocate.