FODMAP Diet

One in seven adults suffer from IBS.  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by chronic, relapsing symptoms including lower abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating, wind, distension and altered bowel habit (ranging from diarrhoea to constipation) but with no abnormal pathology. Recent research in Melbourne has demonstrated significant improvement of symptoms by cutting out certain short-chain carbohydrates (sugars) that aren’t absorbed properly…

Cologuard- Colorectal Screening Test

It is both alarming and concerning to see patients diagnosed with colorectal cancers at a much younger age. In most countries average risk screening with either FOBT/FOBi or flexisigmoidoscopy won’t be offered until patient turn 50. FOBT/FOBi are limited by their low sensitivity and specificity resulting missed cancers/advanced polyps or patients undergoing invasive investigations with associated complication risks. So what…

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