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Mark Twain once said: "The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside." Patients and providers are increasingly recognizing that food’s battleground is the GI tract. There has been an explosion of research linking food to the pathogenesis and treatment of a wide range of GI conditions. A recent survey of ACG members found that while the vast majority of gastroenterologists in the United States recommend dietary changes to their patients...

My story is not unlike many other overweight people. Before ReShape, I had been struggling with my weight for over 20 years. I had reached a really low point in my life where I no longer enjoyed going out with my family and friends. I also spent several months as my mother’s primary caregiver, and as her health declined, mine did as well. The loss of my mother on Christmas Eve 2015 sent me to an even lonelier place. After...

ReShapeTM. The Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure. The ReShape Procedure is a new, FDA approved, non-surgical approach to weight loss that is proven to help people achieve and maintain significant weight loss. The ReShape procedure was specifically designed for patients with a lower BMI (between 30–40). In a recent study, patients lost more than twice as much weight with ReShape than with diet and exercise alone.1 Most ReShape patients keep the weight off or continue to lose, even after the balloons are...

The following materials are downloadable PDF documents provided by the CDC: Basic Facts On Screening Colorectal Screening Colorectal Screening Pocket Brochure Basic Facts On Screening Questions to Ask Your Doctor Risk Factors and Symptoms Screening Tests at a Glance Colorectal Screening Saves Lives Brochure  ...

Digestive Health Specialists of the Southeast is currently partnering with Wake Research on a number of clinical studies. You can view the list and learn by going here. If you are interested in participating in these studies please contact us....

Join us March 16, 2013 for the 2nd Annual Gut Run. This 10k/5k run and 1 mile fun run/walk takes place at Westgate Park in Dothan, AL. March is colon cancer awareness month and this event helps to promote awareness and raise funds for the American Cancer Society to aid in education and prevention studies for this disease. This fun filled family event has something for each member of the family whether its long distance running or a short walk,...