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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 [...]

Memorial Day Message And Tips On A Summer Digestive Issue!

May 28th, 2017|

Memorial Day 2017:  "We are the Land of the Free Because We are the Home of the Brave..." We interrupt our typical style of blogging gastroenterology topics to bring you best wishes for the great American holiday known as Memorial Day. We hope you will hold our wishes in your hearts long after [...]

Polyps: Petrifying or Petty Problems?

May 12th, 2017|

Polyps?!  What does it mean if your doctor finds polyps in your colon?  Sometimes, during a routine colonoscopy,  doctors and staff at DDC of Orlando discover colon polyps on the lining of the large intestine.  This results in some patients becoming unduly alarmed when we inform them.   These are small growths or tiny tumors lodged [...]