Cara Care for IBS is a CE-certified class 1 medical device offering digital support for people who have IBS.
Cara Care for IBS combines dietary intervention, mental health programs, GI drug management, and exercise therapy in an easy-to-use mobile application.
Doctors in Germany can prescribe Cara Care for IBS to their patients in accordance with the Digital Health Act (DVG) from Winter 2021.
Cara Care for IBS is based on the latest guidelines for IBS management and developed by a team of doctors and medical advisors in gastroenterology.
- Low-FODMAP diet
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy principles
- Gut-directed hypnosis
Tracking food, symptoms, and medical data (1)
Dietary change (2)
Behavioral change (4)
Audio-guided hypnosis (5)
Reduced quality of life and work impairment is a substantial problem in patients suffering with IBS. Somatic symptoms combined with psychological factors influence patients’ ability to be present, active and productive at work. Cara Care’s multidimensional innovative treatment approach is a convenient and effective method of treating patients with IBS.
Professor Anthony Lembo M.D.
Cara Care Scientific Advisory Board and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Patients who have been diagnosed with IBS and who do not have contraindications are eligible to use the program.
For a list of contraindications, see the Zweckbestimmung (PDF).