4 Things to know from Dr. Gilbert Simoni
The last week of November is the 15th Annual GERD Awareness Week. Gilbert Simoni, MD, of Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, Calif., discusses gastroesophageal reflux disease and raising awareness.
It is estimated at the very least 10 percent of adults have gastroesophageal reflux disease. There are even more people that are unaware that they have the condition. “The incidence of GERD has risen exponentially since the 1970s,” says Gilbert Simoni, MD, a gastroenterologist with Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The week of Thanksgiving marks the 15th Annual GERD Awareness Week. <more>
As seen in Becker’s ASC Review published November 25, 2013