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Food for Thought: July 4th Inspiration And GERD Quiz Answers

July 3rd, 2017|

Family, Fun and Food!   Happy Birthday to the Red, White and Blue! This blog begins with some Food for Thought. Before we bring you the answers from last week’s GERD lifestyle Quiz, we have a Very Special and Genuine July Fourth Wish for you: Happy Independence Day from the Digestive Disease Consultants [...]

Case Study: Self Diagnosis, Denial and Danger With GERD

June 23rd, 2017|

In a previous blog, we introduced you to GERD patient, Elena, our DDC Orlando case study. She continued to endure worsening heartburn and acid reflux for years.  Yet she had barely mentioned her self-diagnosed GERD problem to her doctor.  She tried to shrug it off as indigestion, dyspepsia and just a bad stomach. Here at [...]

Trigger Foods: Avoiding GERD On Father’s Day!

June 15th, 2017|

In our previous blog, we introduced a patient named Elena as a case study for GERD.  Her case and GERD will be a big topic in the Digestive Disease Consultants Orlando Blog over the next few weeks. Now we face an upcoming holiday, Father's Day.  Therefore, we interrupt the usual flow of diagnosis and treatment case study [...]

GERD–Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Trial By Fire

June 5th, 2017|

Digestive Disease Consultants of Orlando hereby introduce “Elena.”  She is a 46-year-old patient with a condition known as GERD.  You might know this acronym stands for “gastroesophageal reflux disease.”   But Elena calls the condition by a special name “Gertie.”  Consequently, new friends laugh when they offer her foods that “Gertie won’t allow her to [...]