The Saturday Evening Post Investigates Digestive Diseases

The Saturday Evening Post Investigates Digestive Diseases
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An important book for all who care about those who suffer from digestive diseases.

Millions of Americans do. Whether suffering from such life-threatening illnesses as Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, stomach ulcers, cancer, or dealing with the daily discomfort and distress of hemorrhoids, diarrhea, or constipation you will find hope, answers, and guidance in the pages of The Saturday Evening Post Investigates Digestive Diseases. For 25 years, The Saturday Evening Post has been investigating and reporting on the latest research and developments in the field.

In The Saturday Evening Post Investigates Digestive Diseases, you will find:

Profiles in Courage. Celebrities such as actress Mary Ann Mobley, President Bush's son Marvin, and pro football player Rolf Benirschke share their personal struggles with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Also included is the moving story of the brave 17-year-old Charlene Comstock, who lost her life to ulcerative colitis.

In-depth Interviews with leading experts such as Dr. Denis Burkitt, "The Man of Fiber", whose pioneering crusade on the benefits of a high-­fiber diet in preventing gallstones, colon cancer, diabetes, diverticulitis, and heart disease is now embraced by physicians the world over; and Dr. Barry Marshall, who discovered that most ulcers are caused by bacteria, H. pylori, not stress. International authorities on ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease reveal their treatment choices.

More Than 40 Pages of Recipes and Menu Ideas featuring high-fiber, lactose-, fructose-, and gluten-free recipes tested and tailored for people with digestive diseases. A useful shopping and dietary guide for those dealing with intolerances.

Results from the Post's "Inflammatory Bowel Disease Reader Survey", where readers shared their experiences with IBD to help researchers in their quest for a cure.

Hardcover, 206 pages