second opinion
Crohn's Disease

Since the age 12, Gabi Thomas has been fighting the physical and mental ramifications of having Crohn's Disease. She explains her challenges over the last 15 years, which culminated in several hospital stays and being on the brink of death. While experts discuss current treatments for Crohn's, Gabi shares her journey of healing; explaining why she has never felt better.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1405

About Second Opinion:

Fast-paced and provocative, SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way.

The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about complex health issues and life-changing medical decisions.

Host Dr.

Peter Salgo, who maintains a full-time practice at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, presents intriguing, real-life medical cases to professionals representing a variety of specialties.

As the experts grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options, viewers gain an understanding of doctors' decision-making process.

This season, topics include: psoriasis, chronic pain management, medical radiation, pituitary gland tumor, living with Alzheimer's, pneumonia, autism and more.


Future Broadcast times for "Second Opinion": (show all)

Sat, Aug 13 6:00 A.M. Caregiving Through Alzheimer's Disease     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 13 11:30 A.M. Caregiving Through Alzheimer's Disease     NH WORLD
Thu, Aug 18 1:30 P.M. Caregiving Through Alzheimer's Disease     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 20 6:00 A.M. Alcoholism     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 20 11:30 A.M. Alcoholism     NH WORLD
Thu, Aug 25 1:30 P.M. Alcoholism     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 27 6:00 A.M. Corneal Transplant     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 27 11:30 A.M. Corneal Transplant     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 1 1:30 P.M. Corneal Transplant     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 3 6:00 A.M. Bladder Cancer     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 3 11:30 A.M. Bladder Cancer     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 8 1:30 P.M. Bladder Cancer     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 10 6:00 A.M. Childhood Vaccines     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 10 11:30 A.M. Childhood Vaccines     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 15 1:30 P.M. Childhood Vaccines     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 17 6:00 A.M. Millennial Health     NH WORLD

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