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, 2019 — 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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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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Medical Marijuana and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Medical marijuana is gaining traction across the US. To date, 33 states have legalized pot for medicinal purposes. In 10 states plus Washington D.C. marijuana is legal for both medical and recreational use. So, what about using weed to manage digestive diseases? Good question. The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation recently commissioned a white paper summarizing all…

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IBS vs SIBO

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… Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) SIBO is a medical term that just means part of the digestive system (the small intestine) is harboring way too much of a certain…

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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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