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GI Division
26
Jul

Is what’s good for your gut good for your weight?

We may think we are made up of flesh, bone and blood. But more than all of those things, we are made up of bacteria. Yes! Bacteria. You share your body with many millions of them! It’s estimated that the human gut contains 100 trillion bacteria, 10 times as many bacteria as there are cells...
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25
Jul

Hepatitis C is dangerous and can be deadly. But there is some good news, now it can be cured.

While most of us know that hepatitis C is a liver disease, there’s much more we need to learn in order to protect ourselves against a form of the disease that can cause long-term health problems, even death. Hepatitis C is also known as HepC or HCV. While there is treatment available for hepatitis C,...
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14
Jul

How to Get Control of your Type 2 Diabetes

If you’re living with type 2 diabetes or have been diagnosed with prediabetes, you’ve likely had many questions regarding how diabetes affects your life and future. The good news about type 2 diabetes is that it can be controlled, and consistent efforts to implement small changes in your lifestyle can significantly improve your day-to-day quality...
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08
Jul

What’s Your Gut Say?

As it turns out, there’s more to being “hangry” than a missed meal. In fact, there’s an armful of research that points to a very real mind-gut connection, which links our brains to trillions of bacteria in our guts.   A web search of “mind-gut connection” reveals a plethora of books on Amazon, topical articles –...
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02
Jun

Facts and Myths About Food and Drink That Boost Energy Naturally!

Any hour, day or night, you can turn to a magazine, online article or book and receive advice about nutrition. Is the information that you hear completely accurate? Who has placed the article? What are their intentions? We hear so much conflicting information that we want to help you set the record straight. This article...
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02
May

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

What is Celiac Disease? Celiac Disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the small intestine that interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People with CD can’t tolerate gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in everyday products such as medicines,...
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