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You Have a Cyst in Your Pancreas … Now What?

Gastroenterology
With increased use of image testing, pancreatic cysts are being detected with greater frequency. While most pancreatic cysts are harmless, some are precancerous and have the potential to develop into pancreatic cancer, so it’s important to find out what type of cyst you have. Join gastroenterologist Anne Marie Lennon as she discusses the different types of cysts, their signs and symptoms, and the surgical removal process.
 

Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Screenings and Current Treatment Options

Gastroenterology
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, but it’s also one of the most curable types of gastrointestinal cancer if found early. Knowing the risk factors may help you take preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of developing the disease. Watch Jonathan Efron and gastroenterologist Reezwana Chowdhury as they discuss the symptoms, importance of early screenings and current treatment options for colorectal cancer.
 

Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Pancreatitis

Gastroenterology
Watch Johns Hopkins gastroenterologist Vikesh Singh, M.D., and pancreas surgeon Kenzo Hirose, M.D., formerly of Johns Hopkins, discuss the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pancreatitis, a painful condition that affects 150,000 people yearly. The Johns Hopkins Pancreatitis Center provides comprehensive multidisciplinary clinical care to patients suffering from acute or chronic pancreatitis, including medical, endoscopic and surgical care.
 

New Endoscopic, Non-Surgical Options for Weight Loss

Gastroenterology

Jump start your weight loss through new endoscopic weight loss therapies, including intragastric balloon, primary sleeve and injectables. Learn from Dr. Vivek Kumbhari about how these innovative therapies help patients feel fuller longer and subsequently decrease food consumption.

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How to Select an Effective Weight-Loss Program

Gastroenterology

It is important to know which wight loss programs help you lose weight but also which ones keep it off. Kimberly Gudzune, M.D., M.P.H., will share what Johns Hopkins researchers found after reviewing thousands of weight-loss programs. Learn how you and your physician can use this information to help you successfully lose and sustain your weight-loss and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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A Cure for Hepatitis C – Discover Your Treatment Options

Gastroenterology

Are you at risk or have you been diagnosed with Hepatitis C? Infectious disease specialist Dr. Mark Sulkowski discusses the treatment, management and cutting edge therapies that can cure patients with Hepatitis C.

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Preventive Care in IBD

Gastroenterology

Johns Hopkins gastroenterologist Alyssa Parian, M.D., discusses the importance of preventive care, including yearly screenings and vaccines, for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

 

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IBD Seminar

Gastroenterology

Living With IBD: Management and Treatment Options

Gastroenterology

Watch gastroenterologist Dr. Brindusa Truta and colorectal surgeon Dr. Bashar Safar discuss treatment options of IBD. 

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Inflamatory Bowel Disease: What You Need to Know

Gastroenterology

Mark Lazarev, MD and Sharon Dudley-Brown, PhD discussed the latest therapies, research and treatments for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. .

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The Skinny on Healthy Eating: What is Good, What to Avoid and How Gluten My Be Affecting You

Gastroenterology

Linda Lee, MD and Gerry Mullin, MD discussed easy ways to incorporate nutritions foods into your diet, especially during the holidays, and how those with a gluten sensitivity can enjoy holiday meals too.

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Colon Cancer: Know your Risk Factors, Symptoms, and the Importance of Screening and Current Treatments

Gastroenterology

Drs. Susan Gearhart and Francis Giardiello explain colon cancer risk factors what screening methods you should pursue.

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Battle of the Bulge: Common Hernias and their Treatments

Gastroenterology

Join Dr. Hien Nguyen as he discusses hernias. Learn about hernias and how they are treated.

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Secrets of Your Colon: The Bottom Line on How to Keep it Healthy

Gastroenterology

Dr. Linda Lee provides useful information on how to maintain and improve colon health. 

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What You Need to Know

Gastroenterology

Dr. Christina Ha explains the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease as well as dietary modifications that can be made to alleviate suffering.  

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Feeling the Burn: Managing Chronic or Severe Heartburn

Gastroenterology

Dr. Kerry Dunbar explains the best methods of handling chronic or severe heartburn. Learn which foods are especially problematic.

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Achieving Optimal Digestive Health

Gastroenterology

Learn how to achieve optimal digestive health with Dr. Linda Lee, who gives practical advice for those who want to improve their weight or digestive health.

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Weighing the Options: The benefits and risks of treatment in IBD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Mark Lazarev provides information on inflammatory bowel disease and the considerations to make when pursuing treatment.

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