Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Page! With one of the largest group of digestive disease specialists in the world, Mayo Clinic has been recognized as the nation's best Gastroenterology & GI Surgery hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Follow the page to learn about clinical trials and up-to-date research, and find resources for all your gastroenterology needs. Our goal is to connect you to others, and become informed decision makers; so post a comment, share your story, own your health.

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Aug 5, 2020

When Form Doesn’t Function: Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

By Rebecca Williams @rjwilliams
Architect Louis Sullivan coined the phrase “form follows function.” This became the battle cry of modernists in the early 1900’s against purely ornamental features of architecture. Decorative ornaments were considered superfluous. They believed that the design of an object should fit its intended purpose. The object should be functional. In [...]
When Form Doesn’t Function: Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Jul 2, 2020

What exactly is the FODMAP diet? Dr. Wang explains

By Rebecca Williams @rjwilliams
Mayo Clinic Connect member and volunteer mentor, Teresa @hopeful33250, was recently advised by her GI doctor to start on the FODMAP diet due to her IBS symptoms. She reached out to the Mayo Connect Community, and a robust discussion ensued. What exactly is the FODMAP diet?  Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, [...]
What exactly is the FODMAP diet? Dr. Wang explains
May 25, 2020

Your health and wellbeing matter

By Rebecca Williams @rjwilliams
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic is committed to provide care for all of our patients need even in these uncertain and challenging times.  Our teams are here for you, and together we will work to maximize your health and wellbeing.  Our outpatient clinics and procedure [...]
Your health and wellbeing matter
May 4, 2020

Our Mission Continues: Providing Compassionate Care in a Safe Environment

By Rebecca Williams @rjwilliams
Though times and circumstances have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing has not changed, and that is Mayo Clinic’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology’s dedication and ability to provide compassionate care. We have protocols in place to ensure that every precaution is taken to ensure that this [...]
Our Mission Continues: Providing Compassionate Care in a Safe Environment
Mar 7, 2020

Colorectal Cancer: "Preventable. Treatable. Beatable” (Part 2)

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator @kanaazpereira
Colorectal Cancer  (CRC) is the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women, even though it is among the most preventable cancers. Your risk of getting colorectal cancer increases as you get older. However, new statistics show that the burden of disease is shifting toward younger [...]

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