Obesity is a chronic disease that demands a multifaceted approach in its management. GLP medications such as Wegovy (semaglutide) and Zepbound (tirzepatide) are used to assist in the management of weight loss. These medications act by decreasing the emptying of the stomach and affecting the brain signals for hunger. As a result of that there […]
In this month’s newsletter, we’re proud to honor Black History Month by spotlighting the remarkable career of Dr. Leonidas Berry, a pioneering gastroenterologist whose contributions to medicine continue to inspire. Dr. Leonidas H. Berry (1902-1995) broke barriers as the first black intern at Cook County Hospital. His legacy includes the development of the Eder-Berry gastrobiopsy-scope
The inaugural edition of the “Gut Buster” newsletter welcomes readers to stay informed about services offered by Delta Gastro, updates on current gastrointestinal topics, and the opportunity to submit questions and suggest topics for future newsletters. The main focus of this edition is on obesity, a medical condition characterized by excess body fat, with its
The Great Brew Battle: Coffee vs. Tea for Your Health In the daily struggle to stay awake and alert, many of us turn to our favorite caffeinated beverages: coffee and tea. These two popular drinks have been consumed for centuries and are known not just for their rich flavors but also for potential health benefits.