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November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

The American Cancer Society estimates 1 million new cases in the world each year, and more than 800,000 deaths annually. Last year alone, it was estimated that more than 10,000 Americans would die from stomach cancer. 1 in 114 men... Read more

People need more information about gastroparesis, group says

There needs to be better public awareness about delayed gastric emptying, or gastroparesis, according to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. The condition has been linked to diabetes, and it can cause significant effects, such as stomach pain and... Read more

Connect with FDHS on Facebook

Connect with FDHS on Facebook! You’ll see weekly posts about education, information, nutrition ideas and personal stories of people who live daily with digestive conditions. Here is the link to our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FLDIGESTIVE Please like ‘US’ Below are a... Read more

Barrett’s esophagus tied to polyp, colorectal cancer risk, study says

Patients with Barrett’s esophagus had an 80% higher likelihood of having a polyp detected during colonoscopy and a 50% higher likelihood of having adenomas found compared with a control group, according to Cleveland Clinic researchers. Study participants were from 50... Read more

Don’t let IBS ruin your day: Take control of your symptoms

Tired of the abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation associated with IBS? IBS is a common digestive disorder affecting millions of Americans every day. Learn the facts about IBS (smartbrief.com) and find out which treatment options are right for you. patients.gi.org/topics/irritable-bowel-syndrome/ Read more

Gastroparesis Awareness

An estimated 10 million Americans are susuffering from a condition known as… Gastroparesis Click here to view/print detailed Gastroparesis flyer Read more