How Do I Live Well With IBS?

If you or a loved one are living with IBS, you don’t want to miss this episode! GI Psychologist Dr. Megan Riehl and Registered Dietitian Kate Scarlata introduce their new book, Mind Your Gut: The Science-based, Whole-body Guide to Living Well with IBS. Teaming together for the ultimate multidisciplinary approach to understanding GI conditions like IBS, Megan and Kate explain what readers can expect from the book, offer tips for navigating the misleading health claims on social media and share some tools for living your best life with IBS.

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Featured Guests in this Episode

Dr. Megan Riehl

GI Psychologist

Dr. Megan Riehl is a GI psychologist who specializes in the treatment of GI problems and anxiety-related disorders. She is the Clinical Director of the GI Behavioral Health Program at the University of Michigan, offering comprehensive treatment options for people being cared for by the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Working from a collaborative perspective, treatment can focus on improving quality of life, decreasing the frequency and intensity of medical symptoms, establishing healthy stress management tools, and improving coping skills. Dr. Riehl’s approach relies on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy to design unique and flexible treatment plans tailored to the individual. Her clinical research focuses on the delivery of GI behavioral health treatment to individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and disorders of the brain–gut axis. Dr. Riehl is co-chair of the ROME Foundation’s Psychogastroenterology Section – Education and Training Committee, and she serves with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation on two national committees pertaining to the psychosocial aspects of IBD.

Kate Scarlata

Registered Dietitian and NY Times Best Selling Author

Kate is a Boston-based registered dietitian and NY Times Best Selling Author with 25+ years of digestive health experience. She was awarded Best Dietitian 2016 by Boston Magazine. She is a world-renowned Low FODMAP diet expert, and invited speaker at numerous international and national gastrointestinal health conferences from Harvard Medical School to Monash University. Kate specializes in digestive health including treatments for: IBS, Celiac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth.

Her passion is to educate dietitians on gut health topics as well as patient advocacy via her #ibelieveinyourstory campaign. She is the co-author of the NY Times Best Seller, The 21 Day Tummy DietThe 21 Day Tummy Cookbook, and author of  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Well with IBS and her most recent book, co-author of  The Low FODMAP Diet Step by Step! Kate has been featured in articles by NBC news, USA Today, The Washington Post, SHAPE magazine, The Zoe Report, Well + Good, The Boston Globe, and many more.

If you purchase the book via Gastro Girl’s affiliate link on Amazon, send in your proof of purchase to for an invite to a special Gastro Girl Virtual Q&A session with Kate and Megan, where you can ask all your most pressing questions related to IBS, nutrition and the gut-brain connection.

Note: Live Q&A session is April 2, 2024. If you purchase the book after this date, you will have free access to the recorded session.  

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