Visceral: Listen to Your Gut

by GI Research Foundation

Visceral: Listen to Your Gut features the latest research updates and treatment options on specific digestive diseases. Episodes are presented by the physician-scientists and experts at the University of Chicago and feature compelling patient stories. Podcast episode topics include pediatric Crohn’s disease; risk and prevention of GI cancer; hepatology and liver disease; the microbiome and gut health; surgical treatments for  ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Metabolites in the Midnight Hour: The Gut-Sleep Connection in Crohn's and Colitis

    Metabolites in the Midnight Hour: The Gut-Sleep Connection in Crohn's and Colitis

    The GI Research Foundation was able to produce this podcast with sponsorships from AbbVie and Metro Infusion Center. With David T. Rubin, MD, Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine; and Ashley Sidebottom, PhD, Research Assistant Professor and Platform Director, Host-Microbe Metabolomics Facility, University of Chicago Struggling with sleep and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? You're not alone. This episode dives deep into the surprising connection between sleep, gut health, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Join us as we chat with world-renowned experts David T. Rubin, MD, and Ashley Sidebottom, PhD who shed light on the intricate relationship between the microbiome, sleep, and IBD: The science behind the gut-sleep connection in IBD How metabolites can trigger inflammation and sleep disturbances To access other episodes of Visceral: Listen to Your Gut and learn more about the GI Research Foundation’s support of clinical and laboratory research to treat, prevent, and cure digestive diseases, please visit https://www.giresearchfoundation.org/. Written and produced by Anna Gomberg. Edited and mixed by Mike Collins-Dowden. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and everywhere else you listen. This episode is brought to you by AbbVie and Metro Infusion Center. AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at https://www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn Metro Infectious Disease Consultants, the parent company of Metro Infusion Centers, is proud to announce their 30th anniversary Gala Celebration on October 26 in downtown Chicago. With 110 physicians and over 220 infusion centers nationwide, we are committed to making life saving therapies available in a comfortable and cost-effective environment, while continuing to support the future generations of infectious disease physicians. Please visit us at www.midcgala.com to learn how you can participate. #podcast #research #metabolites #microbiome #sleepstudy #IBS #IBD #crohns #colitis #hope #mindbody #futureofmedicine

  • Keeping it Moving: Gut Motility and Digestive Health

    Keeping it Moving: Gut Motility and Digestive Health

    The GI Research Foundation was able to produce this podcast with a sponsorship from AbbVie. With Lalitha Sitaraman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, the University of Chicago Medicine Lalitha Sitaraman, MD, one of the newest members of the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Center, focuses her research on the connection between the nervous system and the lower intestinal tract. Disordered motility can contribute to constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, and pelvic floor disorders, and is also related to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Learn more in this episode about this important part of digestive health and wellness, and the mind-body connection. To access other episodes of Visceral: Listen to Your Gut and learn more about the GI Research Foundation’s support of clinical and laboratory research to treat, prevent, and cure digestive diseases, please visit www.giresearchfoundation.org. Written and produced by Anna Gomberg. Edited and mixed by Mike Collins-Dowden. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and everywhere else you listen. This episode is brought to you by AbbVie. AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn #podcast #gutmotility #constipation #ibs #pelvicfloor #crohns #colitis #hope #mindbody #futureofmedicine

  • Caring for Children and Teens with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Caring for Children and Teens with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    The GI Research Foundation was able to produce this podcast with a sponsorship from AbbVie. Featuring Amelia Kellar, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, the University of Chicago Medicine Join us for a candid conversation about pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our guest, Amelia Kellar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, specializes in the treatment of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Dr. Kellar is also one of only a few physicians in the United States to use a non-invasive diagnostic tool, intestinal ultrasound, to diagnose and treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as part of office treatments. We'll delve into: Early signs and the diagnosis journey: How to recognize the often-misunderstood symptoms in children. Recent advancements and the future of pediatric IBD care: promising new treatments and research that offer hope for better management and potential cures, including intestinal ultrasound. This episode is for parents & families, and anyone touched by pediatric IBD. Don't miss this vital conversation! To access other podcast episodes and learn more about research to treat, prevent, and cure digestive diseases, please visit www.giresearchfoundation.org. Written and produced by Anna Gomberg. Edited and mixed by Mike Collins-Dowden. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and other platforms #podcast #pediatricIBD #crohnsdisease #ulcerativecolitis #family #hope #resilience #futureofmedicine

  • Don't Cut That Out: How to add foods to your diet to optimize nutrition

    Don't Cut That Out: How to add foods to your diet to optimize nutrition

    The GI Research Foundation was able to produce this podcast with a sponsorship from AbbVie. Featuring Lori Rowell Welstead, MS, RD, LDN and Courtney Schuchmann, MS, RD, LDN Registered Dietitians with the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Center "People might think that a registered dietitian is going to say, 'cut this out, cut that out,' where in reality, we focus on adding food back into to your diet to really optimize your nutritional status." In this episode, patients with digestive diseases learn what they should eat, why they should eat it, how they should manage their diet, and how to make sure that they’re maximizing their nutrition so they get all of the optimal benefits of the food they are eating. Registered dietitians with the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Center, Lori Rowell Welstead and Courtney Schuchmann share their expertise on nutrition and its relationship to IBS, Celiac disease, Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, gastroparesis, fatty liver disease, and more. Written and produced by Anna Gomberg. Edited and mixed by Mike Collins-Dowden. To access other podcast episodes and learn more about research to treat, prevent, and cure digestive diseases, please visit www.giresearchfoundation.org.

  • IBD and The Mind-Body Connection

    IBD and The Mind-Body Connection

    Episode 5 of Visceral features Alyse Bedell, PhD, GI psychologist, who discusses the ways in which Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can impact mental health and personal well-being. Dr. Bedell shares research to help patients understand how IBD relates to anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges, and how to harness the mind-body connection to help manage pain and symptoms. Written and produced by Anna Gomberg. Edited and mixed by Mike Collins-Dowden. To access other podcast episodes and learn more about research to treat, prevent and cure digestive diseases, please visit www.giresearchfoundation.org.