Patient Video - Lisa's story: What successes and challenges have you had with managing and treating your IBS?

Lisa discusses the successes and challenges she has had with the management of her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She talks about the successes she has had with the FODMAP diet and her experiences with the elimination and reintroduction of foods. Lisa also discusses the limitations of her diet due to her gluten intolerance and allergies to plant-based proteins and shares that she is concerned about the long-term effects of her restricted diet.

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This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Ardelyx, and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals.

This website is part of the Animated Patient® series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.