A colonoscopy is a procedure performed by a doctor called a gastroenterologist, who uses a colonoscope to look inside the colon and check for diseases like cancer or colitis.

Hepatitis C (HCV)

Liver with HCV

Hepatitis C (HCV) is the most common form of viral hepatitis. Hepatitis is inflammation or swelling of the liver. If a person has symptoms (many do not), often it is like symptoms of the flu.

What is a gastroenterologist?

A gastroenterologist is an expert in the digestive system who has special training in health problems and conditions of the digestive tract.

Intuitive eating

Intuitive Eating© focuses on listening to how foods make you feel physically and emotionally, rather following a diet based on rules and restrictions.


Probiotics are often bacteria or other living organisms, like yeasts, that are usually found in foods or dietary supplements.