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Limiting FODMAP consumption for patients with IBS

Heavey, Elizabeth, PhD, RN, CNM; Daniel, Eileen, RD, EdD

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000545020.29285.c1

Abstract: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder affected by stress and dietary habits. This article explores the role of diets low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols in reducing IBS symptoms.

Teach patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) how a diet low in specific fermentable substances can help them reduce symptoms.

Elizabeth Heavey is the graduate program director and professor of nursing at the State University of New York, Brockport, and a member of the Nursing2018 editorial board. Eileen Daniel is a professor of public health education and vice provost for academic affairs at the State University of New York, Brockport.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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