• 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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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • APRIL 21, 2020
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    Tips for Staying Healthy While Homebound Due to COVID-19

    Tips for Staying Healthy While Homebound Due to COVID-19

    The world is currently experiencing a global pandemic the likes of which has not been seen since the Swine Flu pandemic in 2009 and 2010, although thanks to treatment, swine flu ended up being no more deadly than seasonal influenza. COVID-19, or the coronavirus (so-called because the virus itself looks like a crown, and ‘corona’

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