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The Growing Cost of Gut Trouble in the US

Getting sick is expensive. When it comes to gastrointestinal (GI) issues, the numbers are shocking. The report below examines the healthcare costs of GI symptoms like heartburn, diarrhea, and vomiting, as well as chronic GI diseases like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). New numbers show that GI trouble is not only…

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My Story: From Digestive Desperation to Vivante Health Sherpa

By: Susan Fenderson, LCSW, Vivante Health Sherpa. Susan is a licensed clinical social worker and Health Sherpa with Vivante, the digestive health experts. Along with her 25+ years of experience in counseling and healthcare, Susan brings a level of compassion, empathy and resolve to her work that comes from surviving her own digestive health nightmare.…

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