Limiting FODMAP consumption for patients with IBSHeavey, Elizabeth, PhD, RN, CNM; Daniel, Eileen, RD, EdDNursing2018: November 2018 - Volume 48 - Issue 11 - p 54–57 doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000545020.29285.c1 Feature Abstract In Brief Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics 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. Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.