• 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • FEBRUARY 19, 2020
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    What are the Differences Between IBS and IBD?

    What are the Differences Between IBS and IBD?

    When it comes to problems associated with the gastrointestinal tract (the human body’s digestive system that includes the stomach, the small intestine, the large intestine and the colon), the two that are perhaps the most well-known are irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Despite their prevalence, when conditions of the gastrointestinal tract

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