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Lifestyle and Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Lifestyle and Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which consists of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, can be a frustrating diagnosis to deal with. In general, there is no clear evidence that one trigger alone causes problems. Therefore, there is no particular food, diet or lifestyle that causes, prevents or cures IBD. "Some patients [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Petersen message for patients (:21)

Bret Petersen, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae linked to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, which is performed using a special device called a duodenoscope.

Created by Brian Kilen

Petersen why it is called a superbug (:13)

Bret Petersen, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae linked to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, which is performed using a special device called a duodenoscope.

Created by Brian Kilen

Petersen what is CRE (:30)

Bret Petersen, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae linked to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, which is performed using a special device called a duodenoscope.

Created by Brian Kilen

Weekend Wellness: Will diverticulitis come back?

Weekend Wellness: Will diverticulitis come back?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with diverticulitis. It was treated and the symptoms went away, but I’m wondering what could have caused it? I’m a 52-year-old man with no other medical problems. Am I at an increased risk for developing diverticulitis again since I’ve had it before? ANSWER: [...]

Created by Carmen Zwicker

Mayo Researchers Find Cancer Biopsies Do Not Promote Cancer Spread

Mayo Researchers Find Cancer Biopsies Do Not Promote Cancer Spread

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A study of more than 2,000 patients by researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has dispelled the myth that cancer biopsies cause cancer to spread. In the Jan. 9 online issue of Gut, they show that patients who received a biopsy had a better outcome [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Mayo Clinic Physicians Say High-definition Scopes Accurately Assess Polyps, Costly Pathological Examinations May Not Be Necessary

Mayo Clinic Physicians Say High-definition Scopes Accurately Assess Polyps, Costly Pathological Examinations May Not Be Necessary

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It may not be necessary for experienced gastroenterologists to send polyps they remove from a patient’s colon to a pathologist for examination, according to a large study conducted by physician researchers at the Jacksonville campus of Mayo Clinic. Their 522-patient study, published in the December issue of [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Mayo Clinic Announces 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Mayo Clinic Announces 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards

ROCHESTER, Minn. —  Brian G.M. Durie, M.D., E. Rolland Dickson, M.D., K. Krishnan Unni,  M.D., and Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., have been named recipients of the 2014 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award. The award honors individuals who exemplify Mayo Clinic’s ideals and mission. The honorees were recognized at a private event [...]

Created by Alyson Gonzalez

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