May 5, 2016

More Options to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The "Low Fodmap" approach gains steam as an option for patients with IBS. The Wall Street Journal highlights this dietary approach with a Michigan connection.

Dietitians and gastroenterologists point to new drugs and the spread of the low Fodmap diet to battle IBS in a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. Dr. William Chey, professor of internal medicine specializing in gastrointestinal disorders at UM, chimes in on the dietary approach and relays a patient story of someone seeking an approach outside of prescription medication.  Read the full article.