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Living With An Ostomy; A Marathon You Can Finish

Collin Jarvis was a 21 year old nationally ranked middle and long distance runner with Olympic aspirations before being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, which ultimately required ileostomy surgery. Hear how Collin rose above his challenges, made a return to marathon…

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Pancreas 101: What You Should Know

The pancreas is an organ and a gland that plays essential roles in digestion and controlling blood sugar. Dr. Allison Yang of New York Presbyterian Hospital tells us what we need to know about the pancreas, why it's important, what…

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Why Colorectal Cancer Screening Can’t Wait!

Dr. Renee Williams, renowned gastroenterologist and Associate Professor within the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone, explains disparities in colorectal cancer screenings among African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans, and how they worsened during the COVID pandemic. Dr. Williams explains…

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What You Should Know About Pelvic Floor Therapy

Pelvic Floor therapy may benefit chronic GI conditions like constipation or fecal incontinence, as well as urinary incontinence. So what is the pelvic floor? We knew you'd ask! That's why we're speaking with Dr. Katherine Pace, a physical therapist who…

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Ostomy Care Team Explains What to Expect!

To continue our Ostomy series, we're excited to speak with two exceptional medical professionals from the Cleveland Clinic, Gastroenterologist Dr. Jean-Paul Achkar as well as Wound,Ostomy, Continence (WOC) nurse, Coleen Potts. Dr. Achkar and Coleen share their expertise and insights…

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Ostomy 101: Insights from a Surgeon

Dr. Kristina Booth joins the podcast to advance our discussion on ostomies. Dr. Booth shares her wealth of knowledge and expertise on what patients can really expect from ostomy surgery, breaks down some of the misconceptions around living with an…

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Patient Voices: Meet Molly Olly Ostomy

Patient Advocate and Influencer, Molly Atwater, AKA Molly Olly Ostomy joins us to share her unique health journey. This inspiring 20-something has had three surgeries, lost three organs, gained an ostomy, and spent more than 60 days in three different…

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Constipation 101: What You Should Know

Constipation is a common GI symptom—and consumers spend billions each year trying to treat irregular bowel movements. But the cause, and treatment of constipation is not the same for everyone! Leading gastroenterologist and motility expert, Dr. Darren M. Brenner, navigates…

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Post Traumatic Stress and the IBD Patient

Initial studies of post-traumatic stress (PTS) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have uncovered some alarming preliminary findings. To shed some light on this research we're speaking with licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Tiffany Taft, who speaks not only has…

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Health Disparities in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Amber Tresca, founder of aboutibd.com, joins us to share her latest podcasting project, Healthcare Disparities in IBD, exploring the reasons behind the inequities and lack of representation in IBD research and clinical trials, affecting the care received by people of…

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