Ed note: This section is moderated by Samita Garg, MD. Dr. Garg is a Board certified, fellowship trained gastroenterologist with a practice at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver.
She treats general GI conditions including Irritable Bowel syndrome (IBS). Please feel free to comment and add suggestions
Disorders of the digestive system range from insignificant to deadly serious. Functional bowel disorders generally affect motility. They produce annoying symptoms, but on the whole are not associated with significant pathology. We will cover improtant developme nts in this area of medicine.