Your Digestive Tract on Track
Because digestive health problems interfere with daily life, it's important to keep your digestive tract running smoothly.
The Digestive Health Center offers you comprehensive, coordinated care for diseases affecting the gallbladder, liver, mouth, stomach, intestines, pancreas and esophagus. But we also treat more complicated liver conditions, blockages and anal conditions connected to the gastrointestinal system.
Get your digestive tract on track with our innovative GI treatments.
The Milk Mystery
Almond milk. Soy milk. Coconut, flaxseed, hemp. Are you curious about the various types of milk showing up on your grocery shelves in the past few years? Has a medical condition forced you to try them? Are they better for you than regular cow's milk?
Find out the results of our milk taste-test, as well as nutritional insights from one of our dieticians on the nutritional pros and cons of alternative milk.
Diet Resources & Support
What to Eat
Do you have celiac, crohns, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome? Trying to lose or gain weight? Use a feeding tube? Take a look at our condition-specific nutrition and diet guidelines.
Constantly paying attention to what you eat, searching for recipes you can tolerate and scouring restaurant menus can be tiring and frustrating. Share your challenges and successes with others in a local or online support group.
When Tummies Hurt
Did you know that 10 percent of children have irritable bowel syndrome?
So if your child has an upset stomach, it's important to take it seriously. Constipation, diarrhea and other issues can be harder to treat the longer you wait.
Find out what steps you can take to prevent and deal with intestinal troubles in your child.
See a Pediatric Gastroenterologist
If your child has to see a specialist, it's important that you visit a doctor who understands the needs of kids.
At UVA, our doctors are experts in the special kind of care children need. Learn more about pediatric digestive care at UVA Children's Hospital.