IBS or intolerance?

  title={IBS or intolerance?},
  author={Terry Bolin},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={38 12},
  • Terry Bolin
  • Published 2009 in Australian family physician
BACKGROUND The contribution of specific foods to the genesis of symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been increasingly recognised in recent years. OBJECTIVE This article discusses the dietary triggers for IBS and the role of diagnostic testing in patients with IBS. DISCUSSION In addition to the long standing implication of lactose in lactase deficient patients, fermentable dietary oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols, together with very low carbohydrate… CONTINUE READING


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