Evaluation of Dietary Treatment with Low FODMAP Diet in Mexican Patients with IB
Clinical Gastroenterology Journal (formerly Journal of Colitis & Diverticulitis) is a peer reviewed, open access journal considering research on all aspects of digestive system, gastrointestinal diseases, liver, bilary tract, pancreas, diseases of related organs Ulcer medicine, Colitis, Diverticulitis and associated disorders and their treatment. The Journal aims to provide a platform for the exchange of scientific information addressing clinical research and practice of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
We are sharing one of the most cited article from our journal. Article entitled “Colonic Inflammation after Acute Diverticulitis-A Chronic Disease?” was well written by Dr. Rami Eliakim.
The low FODMAP diet eliminates carbohydrates and fermentable alcohols because they are not absorbed by the intestine, but are fermented by the micro biota, causing bloating and flatulence . FODMAP includes short chain carbohydrates like fructose and lactose, fructose and galactosaccharides, sorbitol and mannitol . Patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders present with symptoms like excessive intestinal gas manifesting as bloating and flatulence. In recent studies the low FODMAP diet has demonstrated effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), however, not exist papers that evaluate this treatment in Mexican patients . Ðe aim of this study is to evaluate de clinical response of a low FODMAP diet in a group of Mexican population with the diagnosis of IBS in any or its variants.
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