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Type: Journal article
Title: Better ammunition for use of weight loss in managing gastroesophageal reflux disease
Author: Dent, J.
Citation: American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2013; 108(3):383-385
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Issue Date: 2013
ISSN: 0002-9270
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John Dent
Abstract: The report from the HUNT Study provides the most convincing evidence yet that weight loss has beneficial effects on occurrence and severity of heartburn and regurgitation and their response to acid suppressant therapy. These data should re-invigorate clinicians to encourage weight loss in their reflux disease patients.
Keywords: Humans
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Weight Loss
Body Mass Index
Rights: © 2013 by the American College of Gastroenterology
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2012.473
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