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So far Charmaine Beleele has created 16 blog entries.

Diverticulitis and Dinosaurs: Myths, Truths and Treatments!

April 24th, 2017|

Have you ever met a dinosaur named "Diverticulitis?"  Six year old Ashton came into the DCC Office.  He proudly introduced his new toy plastic dinosaur to one of our nurses as “Diverticulitis.”  He carefully pronounced every syllable. Brave dinosaur beat Diverticulitis! No one knows where he first heard the name of his this favorite [...]

Intestinal Blockage: The Types and the Treatments

April 9th, 2017|

In our most recent blog, The Digestive Disease Consultants told the story of the signs and symptoms of bowel obstruction.  This is also called "intestinal" obstruction.  In this article we will define some different aspects, treatments and types of intestinal obstructions . A Normal barium enema makes a pretty picture without intestinal obstruction. [...]

The Big Bowel Incident and Little Ms. Oberon

March 30th, 2017|

Before we tell you our case-study story about the Big Bowel Incident and dainty Ms. Lila Oberon, let us summarize the blogs of March.  As we close our Colorectal Cancer Awareness topic for the month, the Digestive Disease Consultants hope you do not  forget about this disease just because the designated awareness month has ended. [...]

Medical and Hereditary History: Colorectal Cancer Risks You Can’t Change

March 20th, 2017|

Colorectal cancer risks based on your medical and hereditary history cannot be avoided. In our previous blog we told you about colorectal cancer risks you could overcome with your behavioral and lifestyle changes.  If you are a new reader of the DDC blog, please read about those risks, the ones you can change, before reading this [...]