C. It’s estimated that two-thirds of people with IBS haven’t sought treatment for their symptoms. D. Men are more likely than women to report constipation-related IBS symptoms. 2. Which of the following symptoms isn’t commonly seen with IBS?3. Dietitians might recommend which of the following menu plans to their IBS patient? 4. Which of the following probiotic strains shows the most promise in helping to treat IBS? 5. Which of the snack ideas below would be most suitable for IBS patients looking to consume more fiber in their diets? A. Homemade energy bar made with oats, peanut butter, and maple syrup B. Peanut butter sandwich on whole wheat bread C. Carrots and hummus D. Trail mix with peanuts, almonds, chocolate chips, and dried apricots 6. Approximately what percentage of patients are dissatisfied with their current level of physician care to treat their IBS?
7. Based on this article, which of the following statements is true regarding the low-FODMAP diet? 8. Which of the following dietary strategies most likely would not be recommended by dietitians to their IBS patients to help minimize GI symptoms? 9. A physician may refer his IBS patients to an allied health care professional for which of the following? A. Massage therapy B. Body alignment D. Breath therapy D. Mindfulness meditation 10. Which of the following statements about exclusionary/elimination diets is true, based on this article? A. The American College of Gastroenterology recommends elimination diets as part of its treatment matrix for IBS. B. Most dietitians don’t find that immunoglobulin E–mediated food sensitivity testing and elimination diets are valuable for treating patients with IBS. C. Wheat is one of the most common foods noted to cause gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in IBS patients. D. The majority of patients on an exclusionary diet couldn’t identify foods that were causing their GI symptoms after reintroducing those foods to their diet.