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 [...]
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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. They achieved a World first in August as they gained a Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority Licence (MHRA) to produce faecal microbiota for therapeutic applications. In addition, they have raised over £1.5m in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Alison Reid is the Chief Executive of the IBS Network. At their 2nd UK Conference, we got the chance to interview Alison about how they can assist patients. What is the IBS network? We are the UK's national IBS charity that supports people living with IBS. How can people get involved with the IBS Network? [...]
Dr Simon Smale is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist based in York. He has worked with IBS patients for over 25 years, and we recently conducted an interview with him to discuss how the treatment of IBS has changed. Our short excerpt focuses on the self-management of IBS: What self-management steps would you recommend for [...]