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When you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion.

Your digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube. It runs from your mouth to your anus and includes your esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. Your liver, gallbladder and pancreas are also involved. They produce juices to help digestion.

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  1. Digestive Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    When you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion. Your digestive ...
  2. Digestive Diseases Statistics From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
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  3. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse)  
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  4. FastStats: Digestive Diseases (National Center for Health Statistics)  
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  6. Digestive diseases are disorders of the digestive tract, which is sometimes called the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. In digestion, ... belly Swallowing problems Weight gain or loss A digestive disease is any health problem that occurs in the ...
  7. Biliary Atresia From the National Institutes of Health (National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse)  
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  8. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
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  9. ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
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  10. Upper GI Series From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
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