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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Supplementing Success: The Role of Herbals in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

By: Mike Scalese, Pharmacist, Vivante Health Natural remedies addressing a variety of ailments have been around for thousands of years. However, their role in today’s medical treatment is not always clear, especially in chronic conditions such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). One category of natural treatments, herbal supplements, are naturally occurring substances that come from…

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Celiac Disease vs NCGS: What’s the Difference?

By: Kelli Pitrone, Registered Dietitian & Vivante Health Nutrition Team Manager In the quest for overall health, digestive diseases have been brought to the forefront of many conversations. It’s about time! Gut health has been on the back burner for too long, and we now know that a healthy GI tract is of the utmost…

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The Emotional Side of Chronic Digestive Disease

By: Susan Fenderson, LCSW & Health Sherpa, Vivante Health Living with chronic digestive disease is more than just the physical symptoms and treatments. We talk about the emotional side of living with chronic digestive disease, in a question/answer, FAQ style. I feel guilty about my digestive condition. Is this normal? You bet it is. When…

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