Information Pamphlets //
Please have a look at our educational videos that cover a large range of gastrointestinal conditions and other useful information all provided by budgut.org.
Diverticular disease, also known as diverticulosis, is the presence of small sac-like out-pouchings of the colon lining that balloon through the outer colon wall, called diverticula.
This condition is very common as we age, as more than 65% of those 85 years of age and older have diverticular disease. Please watch this video for a more information on IBS.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder, in that the function or movement of the bowel is not quite right.
It affects 13-20% of Canadians. Please watch this video for a more information on IBS.
Bacterial infection with C. difficile inflames the colon and causes diarrhea – that can be debilitating – and other intestinal symptoms. Please watch this video for a more information.
Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus. This video discusses screening, symptoms, treatments, and more about this curable disease.
Biologics are very specific, highly effective medicines that improve health outcomes in inflammatory diseases, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine. Please watch this video for a more information.