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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.

Jingeshkumar Patel, MD – What should I do if my peptic ulcers are not healing?

The peptic ulcer disease is broadly divided into two categories. One is the gastric ulcer and second is the duodenal ulcer. And there are many predisposing factors to that. The most common is lifestyle– alcohol, tobacco consumption. The other conditions are untreated H. pylori infection. It’s a bacteria that predisposes

Can My Doctor Authorise The Digestive Stool Analysis For Me?

Can My Doctor Authorise The Digestive Stool Analysis For Me?

Greetings, greetings, greetings. A question I’m regularly asked by people is can my doctor authorize a test, a digestive stool analysis test. Can my doctor just give me this test? Can I do it through my medical doctor? Most likely not. Your medical doctor will not have had the training

Do You Really Need Vitamin D Supplements?

Vitamin D is a hot topic right now and you might be wondering what’s all the hype about. Well in this video, I go through the top 5 questions I get asked about Vitamin D: What is Vitamin D? What happens if I don’t get enough Vitamin D? How much

Meet Pediatric Gastroenterologist Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP

Meet Pediatric Gastroenterologist Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP

– My interest, especially, is in celiac disease and children who have difficulty gaining weight. I think it’s a disease that we’re becoming more knowledgeable about. We hear about the gluten-free diet a lot, but about 1% of the population has celiac disease, where in the United States, about 28

Meet Gastroenterologist Amir Masoud, MBBS

Meet Gastroenterologist Amir Masoud, MBBS

The main patients that we see are difficult-to-treat ones, patients who have complex motility disorders, difficulty swallowing, complex reflux or heartburn that doesn’t respond to traditional therapies. A lot of the things we deal with are very personal things, so a lot of times I try and put myself in