The more health information you provide to your physician, the better care you will receive. Gi BodyGuard, developed by experts at the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation (www.CDHF.ca), is a free, easy to use app that allows you to track information about your health, symptoms, medications, food and exercise. Who uses Gi BodyGuard? Gi BodyGuard caters to people with a multitude of digestive health issues including IBS, IBD (Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis), Celiac Disease, Lactose Intolerance, GERD, Acid Reflux, Diarrhea and Constipation, among others. What can Gi BodyGuard do for me? Gi BodyGuard empowers you to track vital health information. With a few quick clicks, you can quickly, easily and privately create an extensive, up-to-the-minute summary of your digestive health history to share with your health care team. Armed with critical information about you, they can recognize trends that may indicate a change in your health status, make the best diagnosis, and provide informed care to help you feel better. Use Gi BodyGuard to track: • Stool frequency and consistency • Presence and type of blood in stool • Symptoms you experience • Pain location and severity • Medications • Your medical history • Food and liquids intake • Exercise (cardio, strength training and stretching) • Weight Gi BodyGuard also allows you to set reminders for taking medications and renewing your prescriptions. Whether you are dealing with a short term or chronic illness, these are important for regaining and maintaining your good health. ABOUT THE CDHF The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation (CDHF) helps reduce suffering and improve quality of life by empowering people like you with trusted, up to date, science-based information about digestive health and disease. As the Foundation of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, we work directly with leading physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals to help you understand and take control of your digestive health with confidence and optimism. In addition to developing Gi BodyGuard, the foundation offers a robust suite of educational information, programs and events to those looking to improve their digestive — and overall — health. You can learn more at www.CDHF.ca.
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