World Digestive Health Day

Posted on: August 29, 2022   |   Category: World Digestive Health Day
World Digestive Health Day 5.29.22
World Digestive Health Day 5.29.22

Globally, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related death.

May 29th is World Digestive Health Day. It was established in 2003 in honor of the 45th anniversary of the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO). Every year, the WGO chooses a different focus for its campaign. The past two years have been focused on

The gastrointestinal tract is vital to your overall health because it allows your body to absorb nutrients from food and liquids and remove waste. GI diseases and other health conditions can interfere with this process and lead to nutrient deficiencies, malnutrition, and other serious issues.

Resources are linked below:
“World Digestive Health Day: WDHD 2022.” WGO, http://wdhd.worldgastroenterology.org/ongoing-wdhd-campaigns/wdhd-2022.