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.

Digestive Disorders White Paper Cov

The 2018 Digestive Disorders White Paper

Your Annual Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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The Expertise You Need in Layperson's Language
You Can Understand and Use

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 2018 Digestive Disorders White Paper.

In the 2018 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 a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine 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 UCLA. 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 where he still teaches and cares for patients. 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. In 2013, the Steven Jacobsohn, M.D., Endowment for Excellence in Gastroenterology was established. It provides research funding at San Francisco General Hospital for IBD and colon cancer.

In the 2018 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
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Peptic ulcer disease

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 2018 Digestive Disorders White Paper for only $19.95 plus shipping. That's a savings of 50 percent off the regular $39.95 cover price. 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 2018 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 over your condition and act out of knowledge rather than fear.

Order Your Copy of the 2018 Digestive Disorders White Paper ... and this is just some of what you'll read:

  • How to find relief for indigestion. Find out when to seek medical attention, how to talk with your doctor about your symptoms, and learn which therapeutic options may be helpful.
  • Safeguarding your liver. Learn how to reduce the risk of drug-induced liver damage. Liver injury from toxins or chemicals is most often caused by prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and herbal and dietary supplements. The condition can cause permanent liver damage. Find out about the prescription and nonprescription drugs and supplements that may increase your risk for liver injury and learn the precautions you can take to help prevent damage.
  • Can switching to a Mediterranean diet benefit your digestive health? Find out what recent research shows.
  • How can you tell whether you have a hernia? Learn the signs.
  • Some people find gas—specifically flatulence and belching (burping)—an embarrassing subject. Actually, these are normal occurrences. Learn where gas comes from, what foods cause gas, and what to do about it.
  • The search for constipation relief. An old-fashioned home remedy may help maintain regularity.
  • Are you a meat-and-potatoes kind of eater? A recent study suggests that men who regularly eat red meat—beef, pork, lamb, particularly in unprocessed forms (as opposed to deli meats and sausages)—have an increased risk of developing a digestive condition. Find out more in the White Paper.
  • Get expert answers to questions like this one: "My cousin was recently diagnosed with celiac disease. Should I be tested for it even though I don’t have symptoms?"
  • Updated for 2018 "Prescription Drugs for the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease" as well as "Drug Therapy for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis" including typical daily dosages, side effects, how to take, and precautions.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Is it ever safe to reduce or stop treatment?
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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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