Vivante Health Proudly Welcomes Sarah Joy Cook as VP of Client Success

Houston, TX, February 26, 2019 – Vivante Health, the digestive health experts and creators of GIThrive, the first-ever comprehensive digital program for gut health and disease, announced today the hiring of Sarah Joy Cook as Vice President of Client Success. In this executive-level role, Cook will lead implementation and account management functions for the enterprise.…

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Vivante Health Proudly Welcomes Bill Snyder as Chief Commercial Officer

Houston, TX, February 25, 2019 – Vivante Health, the digestive health and disease experts and creators of GIThrive, the first-ever comprehensive digital program for gut health and disease, announced today the hiring of William Snyder as Chief Commercial Officer. In this executive-level role, Snyder will lead all of the company’s sales, commercial, and business partnership…

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SCD for Crohn’s: A Diet Review

Using food as treatment therapy for Crohn’s disease isn’t a new idea. In fact, it’s a concept that has been around for decades, but only recently has it started to gain traction in scientific circles. In a push to find alternative treatment options, researchers are exploring just how much of an impact diet can have…

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Yep, Poop Transplants are a Real Thing

Okay, technically it’s not called a poop transplant. The actual name of the procedure is fecal microbiota transplant, FMT for short. FMT is based on a simple idea: Take a sample of bacteria from the gut of a healthy individual and transfer it to someone who’s got a disease, like Crohn’s or colitis, two inflammatory…

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Social Status: It’s complicated (for IBD)

Where are you getting your information? No surprise, the answer to this question is probably the Internet. What is surprising is that Facebook comes out on top as an info source for important health information. Hmmm… The study According to the article below, a group of researchers from Boston University gathered data from over 1,900…

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Carnivore or Herbivore: How Your Diet Alters Your Gut Bugs

Carnivore or Herbivore: How Your Diet Alters Your Gut Bugs

At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of another academic article our gut health nerds found interesting… Our gut is filled with lots of bugs. Microscopic ones. Bacteria, viruses, fungi and other organisms make a comfy home for themselves in our digestive tract. And that’s a good…

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Suffering in Silence - hidden costs

Suffering in Silence: The Hidden Costs of Digestive Disease Stigma for Employers

“All disease begins in the gut.” – Hippocrates If you’re an employer who’s concerned about the rising costs of healthcare and prescription drugs among your covered population, you want to read this. Employees with digestive disease often suffer in silence because of the stigma associated with digestive symptoms. Many won’t even discuss gut trouble with…

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Managing IBD with a Smartphone App: Yep, it can work!

Managing IBD with a Smartphone App: Yep, it can work!

At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of another academic article our gut health nerds found interesting… Managing IBD with the help of an app is not a far-fetched idea. As an illness that commonly affects young adults in their 20’s and 30’s, most IBD patients are…

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Gut-brain Connection: Does this mean IBS is all in your head?

At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of another academic article our gut health nerds found interesting… “We can’t find anything wrong with you.”                   “The test results are all negative.”              …

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