Morris Fourte's life was threatened when a rare condition led to internal gastrointestinal bleeding. He credits Uzma Siddiqui, MD, at UChicago Medicine for bringing him "back from the dead" after she used interventional endoscopy to find and tackle his issue.
Medical providers preach about the importance of a healthy diet. But nutrition isn’t always one-size-fits-all. For patients with fatty liver disease, a disorder that affects about 100 million Americans and can lead to cirrhosis and cancer, the best dietary advice may sound unusual.
A family from Pennsylvania has donated an unprecedented $1.56 million to the University of Chicago Medicine Celiac Disease Center to fund studies and establish a fellowship for a full-time researcher.