Visceral: Episode 8
Keeping it Moving: Gut Motility and Digestive Health

With Lalitha Sitaraman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, the University of Chicago Medicine

The GI Research Foundation was able to produce this podcast with a sponsorship from AbbVie.

Lalitha Sitaraman, MD, one of the newest members of the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Center, focuses her research on the connection between the nervous system and the lower intestinal tract. Disordered motility can contribute to constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, and pelvic floor disorders, and is also related to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Learn more in this episode about this important part of digestive health and wellness, and the mind-body connection.

The GI Research Foundation was able to produce this episode of Visceral with a sponsorship from AbbVie. 


Visceral: Listen to Your Gut is a podcast series from the GI Research Foundation: a deep dive into the latest research updates and treatment options for specific digestive diseases. Episodes are presented by physician-scientists and experts at the University of Chicago and feature compelling patient stories.

Stay tuned for more episodes on topics like risk and prevention of GI cancer, hepatology and liver disease, the microbiome and gut health, surgical treatments for ulcerative colitis, and the intersection of diet, nutrition, and GI health.

This episode is brought to you by AbbVie. AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

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