What Your Gut Should Tell You: Esophageal Health Requires an Experienced Team

Reflux and other esophageal issues require prompt diagnosis and treatment to prevent more serious health concerns, including chronic indigestion or rarely, cancer. The Esophageal Center of Excellence at Virginia Mason brings a multidisciplinary … [Read more...]

Ask a GI Dietitian: Staying Healthy This Summer

by Samantha Woodward, Digestive Disease Institute ** Debra Clancy, RD, CD, is a registered dietitian who works with patients within Virginia Mason’s Digestive Disease Institute providing nutrition information and tools for making positive changes … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Prevent GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can wreak havoc on your body and ruin a food-filled celebration. While there are very successful medical treatments for GERD, many times you can actually prevent GERD from happening in the first place: Eat … [Read more...]