Tag: gastroenterology

How Stress and Diet Impact Gastrointestinal Disease

How Stress and Diet Impact Gastrointestinal Disease

Stress plays a big role in gastrointestinal diseases, period. I tell patients that the organ in the body that has the most nerve endings is the GI tract and not the brain and spinal cord. I think mostly I make the patient aware of stress as a contributing factor, period.

Why I Went into Medicine: Walter Park, MD

Why I Went into Medicine: Walter Park, MD

Initially, I was not drawn to medicine. I started out as a government major and actually when I grew up, I didn’t like the smell of hospitals. In fact, the last thing I really wanted to be was a doctor. But I was fascinated by health economics, and international relations

Inside the Motility Center | Treating Childhood Digestive Disorders

Inside the Motility Center | Treating Childhood Digestive Disorders

Motility disorders could impact any part of the GI tract. Within the motility center. we are able to not only assess patients with motility disorders but we are also able to investigate and workup what the problem is. Our gastrointestinal tract is there to digest and absorb foods but it

Update on Hepatitis B and C

Update on Hepatitis B and C

– That is my disclosure slide, as a active researcher, I’m involved in various clinical studies, and natural history studies. And, what I’d like to cover with you, is sort of a new sort of focus on viral hepatitis. And that is how do we optimize these very efficacious drugs

What to expect after a liver transplant

What to expect after a liver transplant

Patients will ask often ask you know what what can they expect after a transplant? It really depends how the operation went. You you’re going to be expected to be in the hospital at least seven days but sometimes longer if any complications do occur. If complications do occur we’ll,

What is Fatty Liver Disease and how is it treated?

What is Fatty Liver Disease and how is it treated?

Fatty liver disease is a very interesting and hot topic in the gastro and gastroenterology and hepatology, which is a condition that is very common in the United States because of the morbidities such as obesity and diabetes, metabolic disease. So it’s expected this disease is will keep rising and

Ulcers – Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Ulcers – Frankfort Regional Medical Center

John Shekleton, MD Causes, symptoms, and detection method for ulcers – In addition to doing colonoscopies, we also do upper scopes, and that’s probably about 25% of the cases that we do these days. And we’re looking for signs of bleeding, we’re looking for ulcers, we’re looking for acid reflux.