Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health

How to Prevent and Treat Common Stomach and Gut Problems

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About The Book

Digestive problems are among the most common reasons people see their doctors. They’re also a leading reason why people take medication. Mayo Clinic presents an authoritative guide for anyone suffering from digestive health issues.

Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health, fourth edition, is an authoritative, yet practical reference manual that includes information on everything from healthy digestion to cancer treatment. The book is packed with helpful advice about how to maintain a healthy gut; manage heartburn, gas, constipation and diarrhea; treat several common digestive conditions; and prevent serious disease. The book provides  guidance and helpful tips on a variety of digestive conditions, including:

 

Belching, bloating and gas

Celiac disease

Colorectal cancer

Constipation and diarrhea

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

Diverticular disease

Gallbladder disease

Heartburn and GERD

About The Author

Sahil Khanna, M.B.B.S., is an associate professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and the head of the Comprehensive Gastroenterology Interest Group within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Dr. Khanna is a graduate of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He did post-doctoral research at the University of California San Diego, CA, before completing his residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Dr. Khanna’s research and clinical interests include epidemiology, patient outcomes and emerging therapeutics for Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infection, a topic in which he has authored several articles and made numerous presentations. Dr. Khanna serves on the editorial board of several journals and has won numerous awards including the Miles and Shirley Fiterman Award, Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award, Donald C. Balfour Mayo Clinic Alumni Association Research Award and Hartz Foundation Young Investigators' Scholarship and the Most Distinguished Resident Physician Award from the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Mayo Clinic Press (January 14, 2020)
  • Length: 328 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781893005525

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