By Jordan Haworth GI Physiologist Obesity has fast become the leading cause of major health problems like diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers.(1) Around 1 in 4 adults in the UK are now considered to be obese.(2) Diet, inactivity, genetics and metabolic factors all contribute to the development of obesity. However, recent research has highlighted [...]
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IBS is complex condition requiring a multi-disciplinary approach to optimise different treatment strategies and achieve best patient outcomes. Interested in learning more and contributing to this discussion? Join some of the UK’s leading IBS experts at our IBS education and awareness event: Saturday 17 August 10.00 – 14.00 in London We are looking for 8 [...]
Worried about your gut health? The Functional Gut Clinic is the UK’s first dedicated, independent GI physiology service assessing gut function from ‘top to bottom’. A wide range of diagnostic tests are available to help understand your symptoms: Hydrogen and methane breath tests Oesophageal manometry and 24-hour pH/impedance Gastric emptying Wireless motility capsule [...]
Irritable bowel syndrome may be underdiagnosed among endurance athletes Whether you are a professional athlete, high performing amateur or just enjoy exercise as part of your general well-being programme, your gut health is a vital factor in determining how effectively you can perform. A recent study by researchers at the University of Illinois [...]
Meet our London network of registered dietitians who are working with us to help patients with all things gut related: Irritable bowel syndrome Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) Inflammatory bowel disease Coeliac disease Orofacial granulomatosis Food intolerance Digestive symptoms Optimising gut health Diabetes Weight management Energy and wellbeing Founder of The Gut [...]
Just over a year after setting up, Aberdeen-based EnteroBiotix are fast becoming one of the UK's most exciting biotech companies to watch, and naturally the Functional Gut Clinic team are interested in their work around gut bacteria in disease. They achieved a World first in August as they gained a Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority [...]
On Saturday 14th of April 2018, the 2nd IBS Network Conference was held in Sheffield. We were proud to sponsor this fantastic event which proved to be a great day for those who attended! The IBS Network is the UK's national charity that focuses on supporting people with IBS, and they play a key role [...]
Monika Bettney is a Specialist Gastroenterology Dietitian and has been working with IBS patients for around 6 years. At the 2nd IBS Network Conference in Sheffield, we found out how she approaches the treatment of IBS. How has your understanding of what causes IBS evolved? ''Every patient I see furthers my understanding of IBS as [...]
If you've ever suffered with acid reflux you'll know that it's annoying at best and often very painful. But do you know the causes of acid reflux? Or which factors contribute to it? Read on for everything you need to know:
3rd LONDON MASTERCLASS: CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT OF CONSTIPATION October 17 – 18, 2018 QMUL Whitechapel Campus, London Chronic constipation remains an enormous clinical and scientific challenge. An international faculty of recognised experts has been assembled to disseminate and to critically appraise both a contemporary understanding of current best clinical practice, but also to highlight those evolving [...]