Gastrointestinal / Gastroenterology Video Library-Part 3
Posted Jun 02 2009 4:39pm
Colon Cancer in African-Americans Category: Colon Cancer Colon cancer, which is the second leading cause of cancer deaths, typically strikes African-American men and women at a younger age. Learn what you need to know about early screening and preventing the disease.
Living with IBD and Cancer Category: Colon Cancer People who have been living with ulcerative colitis for a long time must be checked regularly for colon cancer. Listen to the story a patient that proves the value of frequent screenings.
Gut-friendly Nutrition Category: Gastrointestinal Health Cancers of the GI system are among the most preventable. Learn how simple changes in diet can help keep your digestive system healthy and possibly prevent colon cancer.
IBD and Colorectal Cancer Category: Colon Cancer Doctors say regular colon cancer screening is important for people with long-term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Listen as experts explain how IBD patients can maximize their chances of an early diagnosis.
Hepatitis Overview Category: Gastrointestinal Health Many people with viral hepatitis don't know they are infected. Listen as experts discuss who should be tested and review the causes, prevention and treatment of the various types of hepatitis.
Probiotics Category: Colitis Yogurt, probiotics and nutritional therapy can be a comfort to people living with inflammatory bowel disease. Listen to experts discuss this approach to treating people with Crohn's and colitis.
IBD and Nutrition Category: Colitis People with Crohn's and colitis can become malnourished because they can't absorb certain nutrients. Listen to experts discuss the complex topic of food nutritional problems in people with IBD.
Treating Kids with IBD Category: Colitis This program discusses medical issues affecting children diagnosed with Crohn's disease and ulcerative coltitis, types of inflammatory bowel disease. It follows the story of a teenager and explores the effect of IBD on the teenager and her mother, and the various medical strategies used to manage the disease.
Kids Coping Strategies Category: Gastrointestinal Health Listen to a panel discussion of children and teenagers with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, types of inflammatory bowel disease. The children discuss how their IBD has affected their lives and the coping strategies they used to manage their disease.
Heartburn Medicines Category: Gastrointestinal Health Many people complain of heartburn. But in most cases, it's remarkably easy to find relief. Listen to experts explain why getting rid of heartburn may be simpler than you think.
Overuse of Common Painkillers Category: Gastrointestinal Health Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used by many people to relieve pain. However, since they are so commonly used, most people don't think twice about taking them. Learn why excessive use of these seemingly harmless medications can actually cause a variety of problems.
GI Effects from Pain Medicine Category: Gastrointestinal Health Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, commonly known as NSAIDs, are taken to relieve common aches and pains. However, for some people, these drugs can cause a variety of gastrointestinal problems. Avoiding these difficulties means learning whether you are at risk for trouble.