5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Doctor Appointments

For the millions of people who struggle with gastrointestinal symptoms and disease, finding effective care is essential. Employees often struggle at work to mask their symptoms and cope with feeling unwell. They’re also likely to need time off for sick days and medical appointments. All of these things can really wear down confidence, self-esteem and…

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How Gut Problems Impact Relationships

When you have a digestive disease, there are challenges beyond the illness itself. Coping with painful, often embarrassing symptoms can make it hard to fully connect with other people. That means relationships can suffer.

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How Benefits Managers Can Stop Digestive Disease Stigma

If an employee took you aside right now and told you they struggle with symptoms of digestive disease…how would you react? Most of us would immediately feel uncomfortable with the topic. We might blush, feel uneasy; maybe we’d crack a joke to ease tension. We might attempt to change the subject. Yet, if that same…

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May is Celiac Awareness Month

For Celiac Awareness Month, Vivante Health’s research team compiled answers to the most common questions our Health Sherpas and dietitians receive about celiac disease, NCGS and gluten-free diets.

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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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Does your ethnicity affect your gut bacteria?

At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of another article our gut health nerds found interesting… The human gut harbors trillions of bacterial cells. It’s a number that’s difficult to wrap your head around, but consider this: The number of bacteria in your GI tract is…

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Vivante Health Proudly Welcomes Erin Commons as AVP of Care Management

Houston, TX, January 2, 2019 – Vivante Health, the digestive health and disease experts and creators of the GIThrive all-in-one digital program for gut health and disease, announced today that Erin Commons will join the company as Associate Vice President of Care Management. Trained as a dietitian, health coach, and behavior change specialist, Commons brings…

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