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    • DECEMBER 13, 2018
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    Eating Healthy for the Holidays

    Eating Healthy for the Holidays

    The holidays are here, which tends to give people an easy excuse for over indulgence. While it’s fine to enjoy a treat every once in awhile, going overboard will simply make you feel bloated and tired. Instead, try and be kind to your body and therefore kind to yourself by balancing festive treats with healthy

    • OCTOBER 25, 2018
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    Why the Benefits of Weight Loss Are Not Just Cosmetic

    Why the Benefits of Weight Loss Are Not Just Cosmetic

    There’s no denying that obesity is an epidemic in the US. In fact, data from a recent CNN article shows that roughly 40% of Americans over age 20 are considered obese. An adult is considered obese if they have a BMI (body mass index) of 30 or more. The sneaky thing about weight gain is

    • SEPTEMBER 24, 2018
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    What are the Common Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease?

    What are the Common Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease?

    “Abdominal pain,” “Diarrhea,” and “Fatigue” are all words and symptoms that are frequently used by patients who have Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that specifically affects the gastrointestinal tract. At Great Lakes Gastroenterology, we have seen many patients who are dealing with Crohn’s and its symptoms. While no cure

    • AUGUST 20, 2018
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    What is an Endoscopy?

    What is an Endoscopy?

    If you type in ‘what is an endoscopy’ into any search engine, it will likely come up with a basic answer that many people still don’t understand. At Great Lakes Gastroenterology, we want all of our patients to be completely aware of what we are doing, why we are doing it and how it’s going

    • JULY 19, 2018
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    What is Gastroenterology?

    What is Gastroenterology?

    Gastroenterology is a specific type of medicine that focuses on your digestive system. More specifically, gastroenterology focuses on the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, the colon, the pancreas, the gallbladder and even the liver. Gastroenterology is an extremely important area of medicine with many different benefits. At Great Lakes Gastroenterology, we pride ourselves in