UCLA bariatric endoscopist Rabindra R. Watson, MD, discusses weight gain after bariatric surgery, a common problem that occurs several years after the operation often due to anatomic changes in the stomach and bowel. Dr. Watson will cover the mechanisms of weight gain, how bariatric surgery works, why patients may regain weight after surgery, and the latest techniques to treat weight regain.
UCLA digestive disease expert Christina Ha, MD, discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This webinar will help patients understand inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) so they can get the most out of their appointments with their physicians. Viewers will learn how to identify potential flares, discuss symptoms with their physician, and understand the short- and long-term rationale behind treatments.
UCLA gastroenterologist Kevin Ghassemi, MD, discusses Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), including symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and dietary considerations.
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus that in adults can cause difficulty swallowing, heartburn, vomiting, or abdominal and chest pain. In children, EoE symptoms can include poor growth, weight loss, a poor appetite or even refusing to eat.