Digestive Disorders

Are you dealing with symptoms of gas, bloating, abdominal pain, or diarrhea? You’re not alone. Whether your goal is symptom relief or sustained recovery, our RDNs will help you meet your unique nutritional needs while following the diet recommended by your healthcare team.

Common Referrals Include:

  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux/GERD/Reflux
  • Diverticular Disease (including Diverticulitis & Diverticulosis)
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastritis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) including Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer/Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)
  • Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth (SBBO)
  • Food Allergies/Food Intolerances
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In addition to a complete nutrition assessment, nutrition approaches include but are not limited to:

  • Low-FODMAP diet for the management of IBS, SIBO, SBBO, and fermentable carbohydrate intolerance.
  • Gluten free diet for the management of Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity.
  • Elimination diets & challenge protocols to identify food sensitivities or intolerances.
  • Guidance on probiotic use or other dietary supplements when appropriate.

Coordination of Care

  • Diagnostic testing should occur before dietary modifications are implemented.
  • Our RDNS facilitate care coordination as part of the interdisciplinary care team.

Our RDNs are participating providers for:

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare

Register for an appointment with one of our experts today.