New Publication Examines Relationship Between Functional Dyspepsia and SIBO

A new study found that there may be an association between Functional Dyspepsia (FD) and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in functional dyspepsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis, which examined the relationship between Functional Dyspepsia and SIBO, was published in the May 2021 edition of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Breakdown…

Highlights and Recording from Post-DDW Functional GI Trends Webinar

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) 2021 featured 2,000+ oral abstracts and ePoster presentations and 300 original lectured sessions across 17 different tracks as well as a virtual exhibit hall, product theaters, and Satellite Symposia. To break down the newest trends and hottest topics discussed during the 3-day virtual event, Commonwealth Diagnostics International (CDI) and MyGiHealth hosted…

CDI to Join Industry Stakeholders to Increase Public Awareness of Irritable Bowel Syndrome during IBS Awareness Month and World IBS Day

Since 1997, the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) has designated April as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month. Additionally, since 2019, April 19th has been officially known as World IBS Day. Throughout the month, health care practitioners, industry partners, patients, family members and caregivers are encouraged to help increase public awareness and educate the…

Understanding IBSchek® Capillary Collection Kit Test Results

According to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)’s new Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), healthcare providers should focus on “a positive diagnostic strategy as compared to a diagnostic strategy of exclusion be used to improve time to initiating appropriate therapy.” Additional peer-reviewed research that supports a diagnosis of inclusion also…