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2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper [UCB Staff Edition]


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How to Regain Control of Your Digestive System

Remember when standard advice for many digestive disorders was a bland diet? Recent advances have led to radically improved treatments for people who suffer from conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract.

The 2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper

Your Annual Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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The Expertise You Require in the Layperson’s Language
You Can Understand and Apply

The encouraging news is that the symptoms of digestive disorders can be alleviated, and often completely eliminated, with the right combination of medication, dietary changes, exercise, weight loss, stress reduction and surgery.

It’s all detailed in the 2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper.

In the 2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper, you will discover exciting advances and the most useful, current information to help you prevent or treat conditions affecting the digestive tract.

You’ll find a thorough overview of what the medical field knows about upper and lower digestive tract disorders, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, colorectal polyps and conditions that affect the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

You will learn how to prevent these diseases and, when symptoms arise, the best ways for you and your doctor to diagnose and treat them.

Introducing Your Digestive Disorders Expert

Steven Jacobsohn, M.D., is Professor Emeritus, Gastroenterology, at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. Dr. Jacobsohn received his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at UCSF. While serving in the Army, he co-directed the gastroenterology fellowship program at William Beaumont Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

Dr. Jacobsohn spent 34 years in the full-time practice of gastroenterology, with a subspecialty in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Throughout his career, he has been involved in academic activities that included teaching gastroenterologists, GI fellows, residents, nurses, and medical students about the many facets of IBD as well as general gastroenterology. In 1975, he also developed protocols for initiating and maintaining intravenous nutrition in both a community hospital setting and at home.

In June 2006, Dr. Jacobsohn retired from private practice to join the faculty at UCSF at the Center for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. In 2008, he established an IBD program at San Francisco General Hospital. He retired from the hospital in July 2018. Dr. Jacobsohn’s research activities have included drug treatment studies in ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and proton pump inhibitors.

Dr. Jacobsohn has been a longtime member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCFA) and has served on its editorial board and medical advisory committee. He received the Premier Physician of the Year Award from the CCFA in 2001. Since 2011, he has been a member of the University of California, Berkeley, Wellness Letter editorial board. In 2013, the Steven Jacobsohn, M.D., Endowment for Excellence in Gastroenterology was established. It provides funding for IBD and colon cancer research to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

In the 2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper, Dr. Jacobsohn provides a thorough overview of what the medical field knows about the most common digestive disorders today:

  • Celiac disease
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis and diverticulitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • GERD
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Ulcerative colitis

Learning as much as possible about the causes, effects and treatments for your digestive disorder is the first step toward living a fuller life with minimal discomfort and physical limitations.

Thanks to this special offer, you can get BOTH the digital and print editions of the 2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper for only $14.95 plus shipping. Order now and download the digital edition right away AND we’ll mail you the print edition. This way you’ll have access to the digital edition immediately and you’ll own a printed edition to refer to whenever necessary. And it comes complete with a money-back guarantee if you are not fully satisfied for any reason—you risk nothing!

The 2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper is designed to help you ensure the best outcome. Use what you learn to help you:

  • Recognize and respond to symptoms and changes as they occur.
  • Communicate effectively with your doctor, ask informed questions and understand the answers.
  • Make the right decisions, based on an understanding of the newest drugs, the latest treatments and the most promising research.
  • Take control of your condition and act out of knowledge rather than fear.

Order your copy of the 2020 Digestive Disorders White Paper… and this is just some of what you’ll read:

  • Do you really need a colonoscopy? A Q&A with your White Paper expert, Steven Jacobsohn, M.D., who offers advice about another option for colorectal cancer screening
  • Liver supplements—does research support the many claims about these products?
  • Study raises questions about gallbladder surgery
  • Is bacterial overgrowth the hidden cause of irritable bowel syndrome?
  • What to do if you have dysphagia
  • Dietary fiber is linked to reduced liver cancer risk
  • Pancreatic cancer patients are missing out on care
  • Is squatting a better way to have a bowel movement?
  • Many people with celiac disease don’t undergo testing
  • People who are fit are at markedly reduced risk for colorectal cancer

University of California, Berkeley,
School of Public Health

The White Papers are published by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health. These publications are an outgrowth of the School’s commitment to help improve the health and wellness of our community of readers by publishing expert advice on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of ailments and disorders. We provide trusted, authoritative health guidance from leading physicians and researchers at America’s top medical centers and hospitals.

The School of Public Health is
consistently rated among the best in the nation

The School’s faculty members are leading scholars in their respective fields. Many of them are members of the prestigious National Academies of Medicine and Sciences. The School enrolls approximately 700 graduate students a year, and educates about 425 undergraduate students through the upper-division public health major. The School’s more than 15,000 graduates can be found working throughout the world, both in the public and private sectors.

The School of Public Health believes that everyone,
everywhere, has the right to a healthy life

Your purchase of the Digestive Disorders White Paper supports the School of Public Health faculty and students in their work to confront the major health challenges of our generation. A portion of every sale goes to funding scholarships. Your purchase will directly benefit your own health as well as the health of those in your community.

You can count on the White Papers to bring you medical information that is trustworthy, impeccably researched and current.

But that’s not all! Order now, and you’ll also receive this
FREE Health Tips as an instant download:

FREE Digestive Disorders Health Tips:

Taking Good Care of Your Gut

Tips for Optimal Digestive Health

  • Making Friends With Fiber
    An easy way to prevent and treat a myriad of digestive complaints
  • How To Avoid a Foodborne Illness
    Guidelines for choosing, storing, preparing, cooking and serving food
  • Maybe It’s Not “Just Heartburn”
    When to call your doctor—or even an ambulance
  • Should You Try Probiotics?
    Friendly bacteria for your gut
  • Other Ways To Look Inside
    The benefits and drawbacks of the latest diagnostic exams

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