Digestive-related medical conditions can be some of the most delicate to discuss, even with a doctor. Yet properly caring for these conditions can mean a much higher quality of life.
At HonorHealth, you'll find expert digestive disease specialists, known as gastroenterologists, who can help you manage symptoms and minimize any disruption to your lifestyle. HonorHealth also provides diagnostics, including laboratory services and medical imaging, in a setting convenient for you. Once your gastroenterologist learns how a digestive disorder is affecting your life, you'll soon have a treatment and symptom-management plan designed specifically for you.
Digestive Conditions are Common
The National Commission on Digestive Diseases says digestive disorders affect between 60 and 70 million Americans every year.
Each year, about 10 percent of hospitalizations are attributed to the treatment of digestive diseases.
About 15 percent of inpatient hospital procedures are attributed to the treatment of digestive diseases each year.
Among the gastrointestinal conditions HonorHealth specialists treat are acid reflux, heartburn, Barrett's esophagus, ulcers, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer, anemia or gastrointestinal bleeding, colitis, Crohn's disease, fatty liver, gallstones, hepatitis, and diseases of the pancreas.