Topics & Tags: Gastrointestinal

Everyone has had that feeling before. That queasy feeling in the stomach, sometimes leading to vomiting. Stomach bugs, morning sickness, food poisoning, medications, or too much alcohol can all be causes for these symptoms which normally go away with time. Knowing when nausea and vomiting (N/V) is a signal of something more serious happening in […]

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By Steven G. Desautels Obesity is a growing medical and public health problem worldwide. The health implications of obesity include a wide spectrum of benign digestive diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett’s esophagus (BE), erosive esophagitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), gallstones, and pancreatitis and digestive organ cancers such as cholangiocarcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma […]

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Patient Perspective: Going the Extra Mile & Finding a Doctor that Does the Same Last May, Dixie Williams recalls being scared and sick. Arriving at Alta View Hospital and admitted with a bleeding ulcer, her hands and feet were swollen and breathing was difficult. It wasn’t the first time her ulcer had acted up and […]

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For the past four years Dawn Christiansen, RN, has been the Director of the Granite Peaks Endoscopy Center where she cares for dozens of patients each day who come in for gastrointestinal procedures, many of them involving colonoscopies. What’s your role? About 20 percent of my time is administrative work but the other 80 percent […]

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Legacy Lecture Series Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 7:00 PM Legacy Retirement in the Activity Room 1617 West Temple Lane South Jordan, UT 84095   Subject:  Gastrointestinal Health Presented by Dr. Kyle Barnett Dr. R. Kyle Barnett is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist and has been practicing for nearly 20 years.  In 2008, he partnered with four […]

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