Monitoreando la salud del hígado con GIST El hígado (liver), ubicado debajo de la caja toráxica derecha, es el órgano interno más grande del cuerpo y actúa como una fábrica que regula la digestión, [...]
The liver, located under the right rib cage, is the body’s largest internal organ and acts as a factory, regulating digestion, blood content, nutrient production and storage. The liver processes all that funnels through [...]
While Dr. Guhagarkar is a GIST patient, this webcast would benefit anyone who struggles with these issues, regardless of the disease they have. We believe that patients and caregivers sharing their experiences plays an important part in helping fellow patients live better with their disease and side effects.
Angiogenesis is a natural biological process that promotes the body’s growth of new blood vessels used for healing and cell reproduction. As described by the Angiogenesis Foundation, it is controlled by the body’s production [...]
The digestive system is a group of organs that work together to feed the entire body by converting food into energy and basic nutrients. Food is ingested through the mouth; passed through the esophagus into the stomach; and filtered through the small intestine, pancreas and liver. Based on its particular function, each organ contributes in different ways to turn the food we eat into the nutrients we need.
GIST patients often struggle with their diet and nutrient intake after a partial or total gastrectomy or an ileostomy. These procedures can cause trauma to the digestive system functions, deplete an individual’s caloric intake, [...]