Dr Paul Froomes and Dr Jaci Barrett will present a seminar on Saturday 19 May 2012 from 2-3pm at the 2012 Sydney General Practitioner Conference & Exhibition.
Topic title: "The FODMAP Revolution for Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome"
In this seminar you will gain important insights into Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
1) its prevalence and why current management approaches are unsatisfactory;
2) the role of lactose, fructose and FODMAP malabsorption in causing IBS symptoms;
3) Hydrogen/Methane breath testing as the gold standard to diagnose malabsorption;
4) the value of the evidence-based FODMAPs dietary approach.
FODMAPs is an acronym that stands for the following:
Fermentable Oligo-saccharides Di-saccharides Mono-saccharides, And Polyols.
Dr Paul Froomes BMedSc MBBS FRACP MD
Senior Gastroenterologist at the Northern Hospital
Visiting Hepatologist at The Austin Hospital,
and Consultant to the Melbourne Institute of Obesity Surgery.
Dr Jaci Barrett APD AN RNutr PhD
BSc(Hons) MND – Accredited Practising Dietician & Researcher,
The Alfred Hospital (Melbourne)