Diagnosis, Treatment and Dietary Interventions for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: An Up-To-Date Practical Review
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is highly prevalent and associated with numerous gastrointestinal disorders. Recent advancements in the field of gut microbiome diagnosis and management of SIBO are rapidly evolving. Dr. Ali Rezaie, Medical Director of the GI Motility Program at Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles will share how to appropriately diagnose and treat SIBO based on the latest data and diet recommendations, from elemental diets to the low FODMAP and gluten-free options. During the second part of this presentation Emma Fogt, who specializes in SIBO diets in her practice, will delve into the efficacy and applicability of the latest nutrition research of the SIBO diet and its application in clinical private practice.
- Describe the strengths and weaknesses of each SIBO diagnostic test commonly used in clinical practice.
- Explain the latest evidence-based management techniques of SIBO.
- Describe the role of dietary interventions in induction and maintenance of remission in SIBO patients.
- 6.2.1 Uses established benchmarking and best practices to inform practice.
- 8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
- 8.3.1 Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.
Andrea Hardy, RD
Emma Fogt, MBA, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
The Biome Kitchen
Ali Rezaie, MD, MSc
Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles and UCLA