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    • AUGUST 23, 2019
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    Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Gallstones

    Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Gallstones

    If you’ve recently experienced the pain of gallstones, you may have visited a doctor and become interested in learning more about this medical condition. At Great Lakes Gastroenterology, we’re extremely experienced in helping individuals deal with gallstones and we thought it would be a good idea to put together a useful guide that explains more

    • JUNE 20, 2019
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    Pancreatitis – what is it, and how is it treated?

    Pancreatitis – what is it, and how is it treated?

    There are plenty of organs in the body that most people know about, and what those organs do. The brain is where we do our thinking, our hearts keep us alive by pumping blood and our stomach processes what we eat. But what about other organs, like the liver or the kidneys? What exactly do

    • MAY 8, 2019
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    Symptoms and Treatment Options for GERD

    Symptoms and Treatment Options for GERD

    If you are consistently experiencing issues with your digestive system including heartburn, then you may be suffering from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD for short. If this is becoming a problem for you, then don’t worry as the good news is that treatment is available. What is Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)? The term ‘gastroesophageal reflux’ is

    • APRIL 2, 2019
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    How to Improve Gut Health

    How to Improve Gut Health

    You may think that you are ‘you’, but you actually share your body with millions and millions of other organisms, all of whom you simply could not function without. For example, inside your intestines there are around 40 trillion organisms that make up your gut bacteria. The majority of your ‘gut microbiota’ are good for

    • MARCH 12, 2019
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    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer is one of the biggest killers in the United States, but it is a treatable disease as long as it is caught early. One of the main reasons that so many people die of colorectal cancer is because there are no easily visible symptoms, as the cancer