Brisbane based dietician, Jocelyn Hunter Clarke
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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Jocelyn has a special interest in gastrointestinal disorders including; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease and diverticular disease. Please click on the links below for further information

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder affecting 1 in 7 Australians. It is characterised by a cluster of persistent symptoms that can include lower abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating, wind, distension and altered bowel habit ranging from [...]

Coeliac Disease

    Coeliac disease is an immune mediated medical condition which results in a life long intolerance to gluten. Research indicates that the prevalence of Coeliac Disease in  Australia is about 1 in 70. If you have a family member with Coeliac Disease you have a 1 in 10 chance [...]

Inflammatory bowel disease

    There are two main types of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.  They are both autoimmune diseases in which the lining of the intestine becomes inflamed. The cause is unknown and the treatment depends on the type of IBD you have and which part of [...]

Diverticular disease

    Diverticular Disease affects about one third of Australians over the age of 45. One of the main causes is poorly managed constipation and individuals who eat a high fibre diet are less likely to develop diverticular disease as the main cause is constipation. The best treatment to [...]
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