Got Guts! A Guide to Prevent and Beat Colon Cancer


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5.98 X 9.02 X 0.32 inches | 0.46 pounds
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About the Author

Joseph Weiss, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF is Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, at the University of California, San Diego. An autodidact and aspiring polymath, he was accepted to university at age sixteen and attended the University of Michigan, University of Detroit, and Wayne State University. Reflecting his broad interests, he had three separate majors in Medieval English Literature, Astrophysics, and Invertebrate Zoology. Following his graduation from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. Dr. Weiss is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Senior Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. Under the auspices of the World Health Organization and others he has pursued interests in Tropical Medicine and International Medicine with extended stays in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Subsequently completing a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego, he has been active on the clinical faculty. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, he has over thirty years of clinical, administrative, and research experience. Dr. Weiss is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, and a Senior Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. He is the prolific author of several dozen books on health ( and papers published in prestigious national and international medical journals, as well as in the lay press. Dr. Weiss is an accomplished professional speaker and humorist, having given over two thousand invited presentations nationally and internationally. He has presented at universities, medical schools, hospitals and medical centers, pharmaceutical companies, YPO/WPO, Aspen Institute, Bohemian Grove, Esalen Institute, IDEA World Convention, International Destination Spas & Resorts (Golden Door, Canyon Ranch, Rancho La Puerta), corporate events, etc. Co-hosting a popular health care radio program on a major network affiliate in Southern California showcased his skills as a communicator.
Nancy Cetel, MD is an engaging and passionate physician, educator, author, professional speaker, and humorist. She has given hundreds of presentations, with the audiences ranging from medical professors and professionals to sophisticated lay audiences. Live appearances and interviews before local, regional, national and International television and radio audiences have brought her acclaim as an accomplished communicator and advocate for an informed public.As a Future Farmer of America (FFA) her career path was leading to veterinary medicine, but human medicine intervened. Following her graduation from the New York University School of Medicine, she traveled to the West Coast where she obtained her postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of California, and University of Southern California. She also served on the faculty of the University of California where she completed an additional three years of postgraduate training in Reproductive Endocrinology. Her pioneering research led to numerous publications and awards including the lead article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Cetel has been in medical practice in California for over twenty-five years, and maintains a keen interest in preventive health care, hormonal balance, and age management medicine. She has had numerous publications in prestigious medical and lay journals and magazines. As a distinguished former academic researcher and clinician, she undertook the writing of the groundbreaking book, Double Menopause: What to do When You and Your Mate go Through Hormonal Changes Together, dealing with midlife hormonal issues for men and women. Dr. Cetel is often referenced in books and journals, and is a frequently invited lecturer nationally and internationally. Her passions include her family, vegetarian cooking, tap dancing, and the joys of being a grandparent.Dr. Cetel is a frequently invited professional speaker and humorist, at universities, international conventions, conferences, corporations, resorts, and special events with programs that exemplify edutainment. She is the author of several dozen books and articles on health available at: and www.doublemenopause.comThe Funny Side Collection, The Fart Side series, and other items are available at:
Danielle Weiss is a graduate of the New York University School of Medicine and Stanford Medical Center. She is double Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endo-crinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. Her practice is dedicated to Integrative Endocri-nology, where she takes a holistic approach to the personal care of her patients. She is particularly interested in disorders of the thyroid, pituitary, adrenals, lipids, and osteopo-rosis, as well as the hormonal transition through mid-life for both men and women. Other areas of expertise include the management of obesity, diabetes, metabolic syn-drome and nutritional counseling. She enjoys offering educational programs to the community and has given lectures at The Golden Door, Rancho La Puerta, La Costa Glen, Scripps Diabetes Support Group, Scripps Distinguished Speakers Series, Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center and other venues. She is active on the volunteer clinical faculty of the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine, teaching medical students, and volunteers with Project Ac-cess. She provides the highest level of personalized care to her patients and is the found-er and Medical Director of the Center for Hormonal Health and Well-Being in Encinitas, California. The Center for Hormonal Health and Well-Being is a personalized, proactive, pa-tient-centered medical practice with a unique focus on integrative endocrinology. Dr. Danielle Weiss takes a holistic approach to the patient and his or her health condition. As an integrative endocrinologist, Dr. Weiss harnesses the physical, social, and spiritual aspects of healing and incorporates Ayurvedic and integrative modalities into her medical practice. Dr. Weiss emphasizes the patient's concerns and a team approach in developing health care plans.Her philosophy on patient care is exemplified by Francis Peabody's statement, The secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient. She truly believes that this is the best and only way to practice medicine.