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Digestive Health Patient Resources and Information

University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute offers resources, educational materials and patient stories to help patients learn more about our program and maintain control of their own health.

Patient Stories

Read some inspiring stories about patients who have been helped by the digestive health and weight loss experts at UH.

Self-Management of an Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed

An upper GI bleed involves a bleed in the stomach or esophagus. Be an active partner in your care and to improve your symptoms and keep you healthy at home.

Self-Management of a Lower Gastrointestinal Bleed

A lower GI bleed usually originated in the colon or intestines. Help manage your care at home to improve symptoms and help you stay out of the hospital.

Preparing for Your Colonoscopy and/or Upper Endoscopy Procedure

As part of the screening and diagnostic process, your doctor may order an upper endoscopy and/or a colonoscopy. Follow the preparation instructions exactly to ensure the most accurate results.