Low FODMAP diet, SIBO and Gut Microbiome Seminar

Do we need more registered dietitians well-versed in the low FODMAP diet, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and the latest research regarding diet and the gut microbiome… YES, we do!


The seminar includes an introduction on the emergence of diet as a therapy for irritable bowel syndrome by William Chey, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the GI Physiology Laboratory at the University of Michigan and includes a pre-recorded interview by Mark Pimentel, MD, Director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Program and Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reviewing the condition of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth with a particular focus on the role of methane gas.

This seminar will take place at District Hall in Boston, Massachusetts on February 26, 2016.

Topics include:

  • Role of diet in symptom exacerbation in functional gut disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
  • Carbohydrate digestion: from glucose to guar gum
  • The low FODMAP diet from elimination to reintroduction phase
  • Understanding the low FODMAP diet details:  label reading, menu planning, grocery shopping
  • Key elements in your patient’s digestive health history
  • Understanding common GI clinical diagnostics and interpretation
  • Collaboration With GI doctor and marketing your practice 
  • Alterations in Gut Microbiota in individuals with IBS
  • Colonic dysbiosis versus small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Role of Probiotics, Prebiotics and Antibiotics
  • SIBO treatments: nutritional considerations, current recommendations for antibiotics from Rifaximin to herbal therapies, prokinetics and more.

5.5 credits pre-approved by CDR for registered dietitians.

This program is sponsored by Nestle Health Science and District Hall.

Space is limited: Click HERE to sign up now!

Dietitians:  I hope to see you there! Please share this post with colleagues and via social media!


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