It is estimated that digestive diseases affect 60 to 70 million people in the United States. Gallbladder disease is one of the more common of these diseases. Experts estimate that as many as 20 million Americans have gallstones. This article explains what gallstones are and discusses some of the risks and possible treatments for gallstones.
- Author: Weight-control Information Network (WIN)
- Publisher: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- Type: Articles & Documents
- Tags: consumers digestive disease gallstones local providers nutrition professionals researchers state providers