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May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by eating gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, barley, and rye. When people with celiac disease eat gluten, their immune system sees gluten as a threat and mounts an attack but this attack ends...

Behavioral Health Digital Therapeutics for Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS causes abdominal pain, bloating, and irregular bowel habits and negatively affects quality of life. The most effective treatments for IBS use a combination of medications, diet changes, and behavioral interventions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy...

April 19, 2023 is WORLD IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) DAY! IBS is a common gastrointestinal disorder.  IBS is not life-threatening but it causes bothersome, embarrassing and debilitating symptoms: A: abdominal pain B: bloating C: constipation D: diarrhea IBS affects how contents move through the intestines, and how the brain interprets sensations that...

Celiac Disease Summer Camp Do you have a child with Celiac Disease?  Imagine a fun summer camp where you don’t have to worry about what they eat! CAMP WEEKANEATIT is a summer camp for children with Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance (their siblings are welcome too).Space is...

Get Your BUTT Checked: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Click on the name of each colorectal cancer screening method to learn more. METHODWHAT & HOWFREQUENCYPROSCONSSENSITIVITY/ SPECIFICITYFOR DETECTING CANCERColonoscopySimple and safe procedure in which your doctor uses a long tube with a light and camera to detect...