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Backus to host repeat forum on gastrointestinal disorders

November 15, 2013

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host an encore presentation of “Calm Your Colon: Crohn’s, Colitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome” on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m. in the hospital’s entry level conference rooms at 326 Washington Street in Norwich.  Shivani Sood, MD, MPH, and Jefrey Salek, MD, gastroenterologists on the Backus Medical Staff and at Norwich GI Associates, will co-present the educational forum.

Drs. Sood and Salek hosted the first presentation of this program in September with an overwhelming response from the community.  The agenda for this talk includes symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders, diagnoses and treatments.  The physicians will also answer audience questions.

This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.  To register, call (860) 889-8331, ext. 6381.