There is significant gap in national guidance around the management of disordered eating and diseases of gut-brain interaction.
Dr Suzanne Heywood Everett , consultant clinical psychologist and Ursula Philpot consultant dietitian at Insighteating have co-authored guidance for dietitians in the management of this patient population. Ursula presented this work at the 4th Dietetic conference Sheffield Gastro symposium on May 26th.
Key take way messages included screening for eating disorders, Adverse childhood experiences, anxiety and autism. Considering the roles of anxiety, visceral hypersensitivity and Interoception, prioritising energy deficits and reversing symptoms of under-nutrition, FODMAP lite and psychological treatments.