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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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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Anti-inflammatory Diet for IBD: Is it worth it?

At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of some more info our gut health nerds found interesting… Intro Belly pain, bloating and diarrhea are just a few of the unwelcome symptoms that most inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients endure. For many of them, though, diet can…

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Chrons Disease: Does exercise really make a difference

Crohn’s disease: Does exercise really make a difference?

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 dietitians and Health Sherpas often tout the benefits of exercise to our GIThrive members, but is it all a bunch of hoopla? Are we overestimating the role of…

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Taking Risks to Cure IBS

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… What would you do to cure your IBS? That’s what participants of one international study were asked. Approximately 2,000 irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) sufferers described the severity of their…

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Personalized Medicine for IBD

Personalized Medicine for IBD—the Microbiome Makes is Possible

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… Have you ever wondered why you can’t tolerate certain foods while those around you can? Or why your siblings might recoil at the thought of eating a food that…

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Inequality in Care for Patients with IBD

For Patients with IBD, All Care is Not Created Equal 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… It’s pretty obvious: better medical care tends to result in better outcomes. For people with IBD, though, quality of…

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With Inflamatory Bowel Disease (IBD), is food friend or foe?

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… Approximately 2 million people worldwide live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and as many as 70,000 new cases are diagnosed in the United States each year. But it wasn’t…

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