Managing the Cost of Digestive Disease: Therapeutic Nutrition

To be blunt, the medical community is largely ineffective when it comes to educating patients on how big a role diet plays in their health. It’s not that providers don’t try; it’s the system itself. Due to limited face time between docs and their patients, missing resources, and a lack of collaboration between providers, patient…

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Constipation: Why You’re Backed Up and What to do About It

By: Bryee Shepard, MS, Registered Dietitian, Vivante Health  Constipation. Most of us have dealt with it at some time or other, but have you ever actually discussed it with anyone? Probably not. Because of the taboo nature of GI symptoms, most of us tend to keep our bowel health to ourselves. This can make you…

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Gut Bacteria Closely Linked to Age

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… Trillions of microscopic bacteria, fungi, and viruses make the human gut their home. They’re collectively known as the gut microbiome. Although the microbiome is mysterious and there’s a lot…

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The Growing Cost of Gut Trouble in the US

Getting sick is expensive. When it comes to gastrointestinal (GI) issues, the numbers are shocking. The report below examines the healthcare costs of GI symptoms like heartburn, diarrhea, and vomiting, as well as chronic GI diseases like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). New numbers show that GI trouble is not only…

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Vivante Health Proudly Welcomes Katharine Moore as Chief Business Development Officer

Houston, TX, March 4, 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 Katharine Moore as Chief Business Development Officer. In this executive-level role, Ms. Moore will lead strategic partnerships across the healthcare ecosystem and support product…

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