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    • JANUARY 20, 2020
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    5 Tips for a Healthy Gut in the New Year

    5 Tips for a Healthy Gut in the New Year

    During the holiday’s people tend to overindulge in food and alcohol while neglecting their habitual healthy habits. There’s nothing wrong with this (with moderation), as long as such behavior is not repeated throughout the rest of the year! It’s easy to get your gut back on track for 2020! Just follow these 5 tips for

    • DECEMBER 5, 2019
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    5 Signs That You May Need to See a Gastroenterologist

    5 Signs That You May Need to See a Gastroenterologist

    A gastroenterologist is someone that specializes in ailments related to the gastrointestinal tract. This is your entire digestive system, from your stomach, through your intestines and right down to your colon, rectum and anus. It’s the system that your body uses to process food and expel the waste your body doesn’t need. If you keep

    • NOVEMBER 6, 2019
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    Ulcers

    Ulcers

    At Great Lakes Gastroenterology, we treat many patients who are suffering from ulcers. The most common types of ulcers we see are peptic ulcers which are defined as open sores inside the stomach lining and/or upper part of the small intestine. Peptic ulcers typically can be broken down into the following: Gastric ulcers – These

    • 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