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When Peter and Carol Goldman’s son Jeffrey graduated college at 21, he packed up his car, picked up a friend, and drove to Alaska to spend the summer hiking and climbing. He returned home after a few months in the pristine air and rugged terrain, but instead of feeling rejuvenated, he found himself unwell and…

In recent weeks, the University of Chicago Medicine Digestive Disease Center has continued to confront the realities of the fight against COVID-19, approaching the many new challenges with unity, rigor, and commitment to excellent patient care. Central to this effort has been publishing what is known about COVID-19 and digestive diseases, conducting outreach to patients…

Few digestive diseases are as widely experienced and as difficult to live with than irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS. But for patients seeking respite from painful digestive symptoms like cramping, pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation, their diagnosis can sometimes bring more questions than answers. Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a multifaceted,…

The COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, has dramatically changed life here and abroad. Among the many sweeping and unprecedented changes is GIRF’s rescheduling of its annual ball from May 30, 2020 to October 31, 2020. While disappointing to all of GIRF’s members, it is just one of many steps taken to reduce the…

Written by Anna Gomberg, featuring Beth Wall, RD Everyone eats, and most everyone makes choices to try to keep their bodies healthy. But when it comes to nutrition, there are many unanswered questions that keep dietitians like UChicago Medicine Digestive Diseases Center’s Beth Wall, RDN-AP, hard at work examining the complexities of the human diet,…

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