Tag: gastroenterology

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.

Gastroenterology: Can Stress Cause Ulcers? – Essentia Health

Gastroenterology: Can Stress Cause Ulcers? – Essentia Health

My name is Vicki Andvik, I’m a PA-C and I specialize in gastroenterology. Certain stress conditions, like if a patient is in the hospital, you can get ulcers from that. But, most of the time it’s more due to medications that we’re taking such as: NSAIDs, aspirin, ibuprofen, Aleve, naproxen,

Meet Our Doc: Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, MD, Digestive Health Insitute

Meet Our Doc: Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, MD, Digestive Health Insitute

I’ve wanted to be a doctor since I was a very small girl. I chose pediatric gastroenterology after doing some rotations during residency and I loved that I could make so many changes that would improve the lives of my patients. I love coming to work. I love coming and

Help with Constipation from the University of Michigan Bowel Control Program

Help with Constipation from the University of Michigan Bowel Control Program

Conservation to patients typically means a change in their bowel movements a Change in the form of their bowel movements and that it’s hard to have a bowel movement They’re straining when they have to have a bowel movement They’re using maneuvers to help them have a bowel movement causes

Meet Our Doc: Ronald Sokol, MD, Digestive Health Institute

Meet Our Doc: Ronald Sokol, MD, Digestive Health Institute

Particularly in our field of gastroenterology and hepatology, we actually have a lot of children with chronic diseases. So it was during my residency that I really learned to appreciate that even though you couldn’t cure a child of the disease, you’re just as important and valuable to the family