Tag: digestive diseases

Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

MS.CURTIS: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining today’s webinar, “Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers.” I’m Leslie Curtis, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ Weight-control Information Network. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney

Meet Gastroenterologist Xavier Llor, MD, PhD

– My focus is on cancer genetics, G.I. cancer genetics, particularly colorectal cancer. The most important thing is knowledge is power, and it is truly the case. We can do very little when cancers are advanced. Yet we can do a lot when we know about predisposition or early cancers.

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Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

Did you know that 57.2 % of black women 20 and older are obese? It’s a troubling problem for our community. But you can help. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Extra pounds put strain on the body

Meet Internist Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD

Meet Internist Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD

– I really enjoy the combination between being a physician and having the privilege of also being a scientist, and if we make important progresses in the lab, that we could translate to the patients. Most of my focus right now is really to treat patients with liver disease. I

With Exercise, Small Steps Lead to Big Rewards

With Exercise, Small Steps Lead to Big Rewards

DR.RODGERS: Well, I try to walk at least 30 minutes a day. It may not be 30 minutes consecutively. I try to break it into either two 15-minute blocks or three 10-minute blocks, but I try to get all 30 minutes in a day. I like to walk because generally

Do Digestive Diseases Run in Families? – Howard Baron, MD – Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Do Digestive Diseases Run in Families? – Howard Baron, MD – Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Some digestive diseases do run in families. For example, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis. We know that there’s a genetic component to those diseases based upon identical twin studies that have been done in those disorders. Other disorders such as cystic fibrosis, which can affect multiple organs, including

Meet Gastroenterologist Pramod Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

Meet Gastroenterologist Pramod Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

– The type of liver disease that I have been very interested in and my program is focused on is genetic defects that lead to liver damage and liver cancer and liver failure. In my program, we offer the entire repertoire of therapies for genetic liver diseases from liver transplantation

Better Health and a Better You

Better Health and a Better You

MUSIC: IN ​Making small but steady changes with your physical activity, over time, can improve your health. Let’s jumpstart your journey to better health and a better you! Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Choosing to be