GIThrive Helps a Chaplain Find Hope for IBS: Ben’s Story

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) impacts 10-15 percent of adults worldwide with symptoms ranging from pain, gas, diarrhea and/or constipation. Many patients suffer for years, struggling with what to eat and how to best prevent flare-ups. That was the case for Ben F., a chaplain at a Maine medical center. He was diagnosed with IBS-C (IBS…

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How GIThrive’s 1:1 Guidance Changed a Member’s Life: Lizette’s Story

Millions of people struggle with weight and digestive issues like heartburn every single day—and these problems can feel overwhelming. However, access to proper gut-health guidance can make a tremendous difference by providing accountability and support to develop healthy habits. In this blog, one of our GIThrive members shares her relatable story of how her health…

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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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Your Gut is Telling You to Get More Sleep

Are you tired right now? If you’re like most adults, feeling tired is almost a fact of life. It seems like we’re always on the go—with work, with families, and loads of daily responsibilities. Many of us stay up later than we’d like just trying to fit it all in. And when your head does…

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Vivante Health Joins Accolade Trusted Supplier Program

Houston, TX, May 7, 2020 — Vivante Health, the leader in digital medicine for digestive health and disease, is pleased to announce it has joined the Accolade Partner Ecosystem as part of the company’s Trusted Supplier Program. Accolade is a provider of personalized, technology-enabled solutions that help people navigate the healthcare system and make the…

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