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The Motility of the Gut: What Do We Know?

Hosted by: Mark DeLegge Guest: Jack Grider What is the underlying mechanism of propulsion in the digestive system, and how is motility stimulated? How are some newer pharmacotherapies looking to target serotonin to treat conditions such as IBS and constipation? Dr. Jack Grider, professor in the department of medicine, division of gastroenterology a...

July 28, 2014 | 14 min

Notes From a Pathologist: On Collaborating With GI Docs

Hosted by: Jay Goldstein Guest: Elizabeth Montgomery Gastroenterologists and pathologists often rely on each other to care for patients. How can clinicians and pathologists best facilitate each other's work for the good of the patient? Dr. Elizabeth Montgomery, professor of pathology and oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, expl...

July 14, 2014 | 14 min

Obesity in Children: What's the Role of Fructose?

Hosted by: Mark DeLegge Guest: Miriam Vos Although it's important to consider the many factors that contribute to childhood obesity when designing a weight loss plan, sugar may be one of the most important components to target. Specifically, how does fructose influence childhood obesity? Dr. Miriam Vos, assistant professor in the department of gast...

July 7, 2014 | 15 min

Clostridium difficile and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Hosted by: Jay Goldstein Guest: Christian Stone Incidents of Clostridium difficile, or C.diff, are increasing in the US. Are patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease more at risk for developing C. difficile infection than other patients? Is this due to an increased use of antibiotics in hospitals, or are other factors playing a role? Joi...

June 30, 2014 | 15 min

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