Guest: Professor Terry Bolin
Presenter: Henry Acosta
Guest Bio: Professor Terry Bolin is the President and Founder of The Gut Foundation. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales and Visiting Physician to the Gastrointestinal Unit at The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
Professor Bolin has led the way in regard to community attitudes, medical research and government funding of prevention programs for colorectal cancer. Recent projects have included a bowel cancer awareness campaign, in partnership with the National Rugby League (NRL) and also a bowel cancer research project working with the UNSW Medical school in Port Macquarie. His longstanding interest in education and research relates particularly to lumenal gastroenterology in terms of acid reflux, helicobacter, malabsorption and colorectal cancer. Terry has been involved at the forefront of gastrointestinal research with regard to the small intestine, its milieu and its contribution to such common conditions as irritable bowel syndrome, bacterial overgrowth, lactase deficiency, bowel gas and influences on nutrition. He has published more than 100 research articles in these areas.
Segment overview: In this segment, we are joined by Professor Terry Bolin here to invite interested people to join their live Q&A session on their Facebook page from 12:30pm (AEST) on 28th April. Prof Bolin and a dietician will be answering questions live for an hour online in the Gut Foundation’s official Facebook Page. In this interview he will also be discussing some of the evidence-based treatments for IBS, and to provide advice for people experiencing IBS symptoms.
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