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Table. 2.

When to Refer to a Dietitian (Adapted From Simons et al32)

Patients who intend to start a FODMAP diet

Patients who are already on the FODMAP diet but are stuck in stage one and have failed to challenge or re-introduce foods, especially where the FODMAP diet is self-managed

Patients who are following multiple restrictive diets simultaneously, eg, FODMAP diet plus gluten-free or vegetarian diet

Patients at risk of or have malnutrition (have experienced 5% weight loss in 1 month or 10% weight loss in 6 months)

Patients with disordered eating behaviors

Patients with chronic health issues that require medical nutritional management such as diabetes

FODMAP, fermentable oligo-, di-, mono-saccharides, and polyols.

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