Don't let digestive issuescontrol your life.
Do you or a family member suffer from digestive issues? Or are nervous about an upcoming colonoscopy? It might be helpful to read about another patient’s journey to ease any anxiety you may be feeling.
Lynda Rassbach’s unexplained
symptoms lead her to trust her gut
Lynda got her life back when a diagnosis of bile acid malabsorption and ulcerative colitis was discovered to be the cause of her persistent pain and diarrhea. Read how trust in her gut and in her care team got her the answers she needed to get her life back.
Deb Gundersen skipped the sedation
when getting her colonoscopy
Deb has a natural curiosity and a love for medicine. It was for those reasons she opted for a sedation-free colonoscopy when it was time for her colon cancer screening. Read about what the benefits of not using sedatives and how she was able to go shopping on her way home.
Abbie is back to being a normal kid
After basketball season, her mom knew it was normal for 12-year old Abbie Larrington to be tired. But when she stopped wanting to play outside and wasn’t acting herself. Her mom knew it was time to take her in. After being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, read how an intravenous anti-inflammatory drug had Abbie feeling better within 24 hours.
Dr. Farrar gets his own medicine
Dr. William David Farrar, a gastroenterologist from Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato gets personal about a subject most people would rather ignore: colonoscopies. From the preparation to being driven home, read about his candid and open experience about the procedure from the patient perspective.