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The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Dr. Sharma and Digestive Health Associates for contributing as our guest blogger this month. Low-FODMAP Diet :What is the Low-FODMAP Diet? FODMAP refers to a group of five sugars found in certain foods. These sugars are lactose, fructose (in excess), fructans, galactans and polyols. Specifically, FODMAP stands for: Fermentable Oligosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides And Polyols For some people, FODMAPs are poorly absorbed. When this happens, symptoms may include: Bloating or swelling in your belly. Gas. Belly...

Terre Haute Chamber President David Haynes submitted the below letter to the Tribune Star for publication. LT Editor: Community Effort We at the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce were disappointed that Jon Ford’s Senate Bill 354 failed in committee thereby stalling the prospects of a casino in Terre Haute. There were, however, some very positive efforts that will serve our community in the future. Despite the continued efforts of Representatives Heaton, Kersey and Morrison together with those of Senator Ford to represent west central Indiana,...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Dr. Sharma and Digestive Health Associates for contributing as our guest blogger this month. THE POWER OF ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND- A TECHNOLOGY WORTH KNOWING What is an Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)? For many patients who have, or who are suspected of having pancreatic OR biliary disease, their doctor may recommend that they undergo a type of procedure called an endoscopic ultrasound, or more often known as EUS. An EUS is a type of endoscopic examination.  It involves the...