• 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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    • APRIL 15, 2021
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    What triggers heartburn?

    What triggers heartburn?

    Chances are, you’ve experienced heartburn at some point in your life. With symptoms of burning or aching in your chest and triggers including diet and lifestyle choices, it is estimated that at least 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, with 15 million experiencing symptoms each day. And while heartburn is common

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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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