100 Questions & Answers About Your Digestive Health: A Lahey Clinic Guide: A Lahey Clinic Guide
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 1, 2009 - Medical - 240 pages
Empower Yourself! More than half the general population suffers from a GI condition that needs medical attention. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone suffering from a digestive disorder, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Digestive Health, provides practical, authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions asked. Written with commentary from actual patients, this is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, physical, and emotional turmoil of this disease.
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