Food insecurity in GI: ‘Steps can be taken’ as a provider to further equity

The accompanying article in this month’s issue on food insecurity in our gastroenterology patients in many ways is eye-opening and discomfort-producing.Many of us practice in centers or in locations where these issues are not so apparent on the surface. If you practice in a location outside of the inner city, it may be easy to convince yourself that all your patients have broadly similar socioeconomic status. And the bigger the practice or clinic, the easier it is for the provider to be relatively insulated from issues of financial toxicity.The recently published paper by Nguyen andRead More

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