Jan 12, 2021
What are some conditions that look a lot like irritable bowel syndrome? Kate explores conditions that can masquerade as IBS and often lead to prolonged digestive symptoms!
Kate Scarlata, MPH, RDN, LDN is a Boston-based dietitian with 30 years of experience. Kate’s expertise is in gastrointestinal disorders and food intolerance, with a particular focus on the application of the low FODMAP diet for functional gut disorders. She was awarded the Outstanding Massachusetts Dietitian Award and recognized as Boston’s Best Dietitian by Boston Magazine. Kate is the author of numerous books and articles on digestive health topics including the New York Times Best Seller, The 21 Day Tummy Diet. Her latest book is The Low FODMAP Diet Step by Step. Kate completed her postgraduate training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate.
Kate and I talked about the conditions typically on the radar which include:
And then we get into conditions not typically on the radar, which include:
And also discuss the importance of recognizing that IBS is a very real condition that has several excellent management options too!