Carbohydrate Malabsorption Disorders 101: Sucrose and Fructose and Lactose, Oh My!

Carbohydrate malabsorption disorders refer to conditions in which the body cannot properly absorb certain sugars found in foods. These sugars include sucrose (table sugar), fructose (found in fruits and honey), and lactose (found in milk and dairy products). Sucrose intolerance, also known as sucrose-isomaltase deficiency, is a rare condition in which the body cannot break…

Year-End 2022 + Outlook 2023 Functional GI Trends Webinar Recording & Highlights

With continued changes in science and technology, gastroenterology practice continues to evolve with a greater emphasis on an integrated healthcare delivery model that will improve patient outcomes. ACG 2022 offered GI physicians the opportunity to learn the latest clinical information on key GI topics, share practice experiences, and see the latest advances in GI diagnostics…

CDI ISO 13485-Certified Breath Tests Utilized In The Study of Normal Levels of Hydrogen Sulfide In Human Subjects

Sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) in the gut produce Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) internally and externally in humans. H2S plays an essential role in the control of vascular homeostasis, and ongoing studies have shown that extreme levels of SRB in the gut may cause small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). Gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis,…

SIBO Case Study: How Amy Beat Chronic IBS After Suffering For 15 Years

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a digestive condition that is a common root cause of symptoms including constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, and acid reflux. While this collection of symptoms is typically attributed to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), SIBO offers a deeper understanding of why these symptoms occur. It also provides a path to resolution…