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Food-related gastrointestinal symptoms, nutrient intake and dietary interventions in patients with irritable bowel syndrome


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Title: Food-related gastrointestinal symptoms, nutrient intake and dietary interventions in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Authors: Böhn, Lena
E-mail: lena@bohns.se
Issue Date: 9-Jan-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: I. Böhn L et al. Nutrient intake in patients with irritable bowel syndrome compared with the general population. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013;25(1):23-30.e1.
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II. Böhn L et al. Self-reported food-related gastrointestinal symptoms in IBS are common and associated with more severe symptoms and reduced quality of life. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(5):634-41.
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III. Böhn L et al. A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study: Effects of the enzyme alpha-Galactosidase on gastrointestinal symptoms in IBS patients. Submitted for publication.

IV. Böhn L et al. A randomized, controlled trial comparing a diet low in FODMAPs with traditional dietary advice in patients with IBS. Submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2015-01-30
Disputation: Fredagen den 30 januari 2015, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Björn Folkow, Medicinaregatan 9 b
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: irritable bowel syndrome
gastrointestinal symptoms
diet
Abstract: Food is a recurrent problem in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and it is common to exclude foods, which could lead to a reduced nutrient intake. Perceived food intolerance is very common in IBS, but if specific or more generalized food intolerance is the problem is unknown. Incompletely absorbed carbohydrates (fermentable oligo-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols, FODMAPs) can trigger gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, but if an enzyme (α-galactosidase), capable of digesting oligosaccharides, is abl... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9245-6 (printed)
978-91-628-9248-7 (electronic)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/37527
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