Traditional Dietary Advice Versus a Low FODMAP Diet Intake in IBS Patients (KRIBS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02107625|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 8, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 20, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Irritable Bowel Syndrome||Behavioral: Diet A i.e. Low FODMAP diet Behavioral: Diet B, i.e. Traditional IBS diet|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||75 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||A Multi-centre, Randomized, Single-blind, Comparative Trial: Traditional Dietary Advice Versus a Low FODMAP Diet Intake in IBS Patients|
|Study Start Date :||August 2013|
|Primary Completion Date :||January 2015|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2015|
Experimental: Diet A i.e. Low FODMAP diet
The patients are thoroughly informed verbally and in writing how to eat according to the low FODMAP diet. The diet imply restrictions in carbohydrate intake and the patients need to follow a list with yes/no-foods for 4 weeks.
|Behavioral: Diet A i.e. Low FODMAP diet|
Experimental: Diet B, i.e. Traditional IBS diet
The patients are thoroughly informed verbally and in writing how to eat according to traditional IBS dietary advices. The diet imply adapting to regular dietary habit with meals 6 times a day, no to big meals, to chew food thoroughly, to peel fruits and vegetables, no carbonated beverages, no chewing gum, no soft drinks, no sugar-free candies, or cookies. Reduce spicy foods, coffee, alcohol, onion, pulses, and fatty foods. Keep strictly to the dietary advice for 4 weeks.
|Behavioral: Diet B, i.e. Traditional IBS diet|
- Symptom alleviation through the questionnaire IBS-SSS [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]IBS-SSS i.e. the IBS Severity Scoring System. To assess the possible change of severity of IBS symptoms. The overall IBS score is calculated ranging from 0 to 500. A higher score implicates more severe symptom.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02107625
|Principal Investigator:||Hans Törnblom, MD, PhD||Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden|