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Deborah Gerszberg, Clinical Nutritionist at The Pancreas Center, offers some dietary advice for patients suffering from chronic pancreatitis.
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Dr. Nowygrod administers a noninvasive arterial flow study to evaluate Lillie Adkins' leg and foot pain. The test found significant arterial blockages in her thigh, which will be treated with balloon angioplasty and stenting.
Determining whether unexplained pain indicates a serious vascular problem.
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Dr. Fay Kastrinos is a gastroenterologist who specializes in treating patients with inherited cancer syndromes.
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Diabetes study finds association between TV and leisure activity levels at age 16 and metabolic syndrome in one's 40s.
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Breaking news in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): NYP/Columbia now offers an incisionless alternative to continuous medications or open surgical procedures for patients suffering from severe reflux disease.
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Eat the Beet!

Beetroots (more commonly known as beets) are not a common food in everyone's diet Deborah Gerszberg but they should be! Beets are a dark red-purple vegetable, but come in other colors too, such as golden yellow. Beets get their deep color from the betanin (a phytonutrient) and betacyanin (antioxidant) found in them. There are many phytonutrients and antioxidants found in plant based foods, teas, and herbs. These special compounds help fight cancer by getting rid of free radicals in your body. This is one of the many reasons it is important to consume a colorful and varied plant-based diet.
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