Digestive Diseases

With her Crohn
Crohn's disease in remission: It's a wonderful life

With help from the UChicago Medicine digestive disease team, Dara Cameron's Crohn’s disease has been in remission for more than three years, allowing her to thrive in her acting career.

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) jumpstarts weight loss without incisions

In January 2017, Gregory Fulham became the first person in Chicago to undergo endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), a new nonsurgical weight loss procedure offered at the University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT).

Physician-chef cooks up recipes for healthy weight loss

Gastroenterologist Dr. Edwin McDonald is also a trained chef who’s struggled with his own weight. His personal experience brings a fresh perspective to patients who are grappling with obesity and healthy eating. The key? Weight management isn’t a one-size-fits-all deal.