What is Crohn's Disease?

What Is Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s Disease is a form of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or IBD. Essentially, Crohn’s Disease causes the gastrointestinal tract to be chronically inflamed. Many High Desert patients easily become confused because Crohn’s Disease has similar signs and symptoms of other types of IBD, including ulcerative colitis. However, the part of the gastrointestinal tract that is effected…

Is Obesity a Disease?

Is Obesity a Disease?

Recently, the American Medical Association declared that obesity is a disease. However, the term obesity can be hard to define and to decipher. The condition of being obese is not caused by one particular thing, and its causes can vary based on the patient.

Early Signs of Diabetes Part 2

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic illnesses in the country, specifically Type 2 diabetes. However, many people in San Dimas and throughout Los Angeles County do not realize that this disease is preventable. The onset of Type 2 diabetes is slow, leaving many people to believe that there are not symptoms associated with…

Early Signs of Diabetes Part 1

Diabetes is a prevalent problem in society today, and many Los Angeles County residents are at risk for developing this disease. In fact, recent data shows that one in four Americans actually are experiencing the warning signs of diabetes, and they may not even be aware of this fact. Medical experts note that people who…