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Elizabeth Roberts

Elizabeth Roberts, Health Guide

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Natural Foods Chef / Nutrition Counselor / Dx: Colitis

Starting a Food Journal for a GI Appointment

First, let’s start with what a gastroenterologist is: A GI (as they are referred to) is a physician who specializes in the treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal system — which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, liver, and bile ducts. If you are having new or continuing... Read moreChevron
posted 01/22/2014, comments (0)|
Daniel Martin

Daniel Martin, Community Member

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good to be here!

finally i've created an accunt here! great!
posted 01/14/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

IBD: There's an app for that!

In this day and age there is an app for practically everything.  If you have IBD there are some good apps you can use to get a handle on your health.  Here are a few free apps for you to check out:GI Buddy App is a free tracker tool for anyone with Crohn's disease or Ulcerative Colitis.  This app has the seal of approval from the... Read moreChevron
posted 12/28/2013, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

IBD: Cold and Flu Prevention

If you have IBD, cold and flu season can be a scary time of year.  For many patients steroids are needed to control their inflammation.  While these steroids work really well for controlling symptoms, they can often compromise the immune system.  Add the risk of winter colds or flu and you can have a recipe for... Read moreChevron
posted 12/28/2013, comments (0)|
esanderson

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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

Foods to Avoid with Crohn's Disease (ANIMATION)

It’s easy to understand why high-fat, greasy foods, such as pizza, aren’t a good idea for people with Crohn’s disease.  But so are many other foods that may not be so obvious.  Why are nuts a risky choice?  What about cheese?  Is it best to avoid coffee?  This video gives you the lowdown.  

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