CDH1 Gene Mutation: My Family’s Story
    CDH1
    June 29, 2019

    CDH1 Gene Mutation: My Family’s Story

    A CDH1 gene mutation runs in my family. We discovered it because my mom was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Subsequent genetic testing confirmed she inherited from her father a CDH1 gene mutation that is associated with stomach…
    Gastrectomy Surgery: The Foods I Ate In The Three Weeks After Surgery
    Stomachless Lifestyle
    June 23, 2019

    Gastrectomy Surgery: The Foods I Ate In The Three Weeks After Surgery

    Gastrectomy surgery requires a delicate diet in the days following the surgery. Without a stomach, it is more difficult to digest certain foods. Plus, you will need to eat smaller meals. Therefore, to get enough calories, you…
    Living Without A Stomach: My Favorite Foods To Eat
    Stomachless Lifestyle
    June 23, 2019

    Living Without A Stomach: My Favorite Foods To Eat

    Living without a stomach is not always easy, but it is easier than you may think. Generally, I eat whatever I want. Though I tend to focus on foods that are easy to digest, calorie dense, and…
    CDH1 Research: Videos, Papers, and Other Sources
    CDH1
    July 1, 2019

    CDH1 Research: Videos, Papers, and Other Sources

    CDH1 research is a relatively new area in certain respects. In 1999, a medical researcher in New Zealand named Dr. Parry Guilford and his colleagues discovered the connection between CDH1 mutations and cancers of the stomach and…
    How do you live without a stomach? My eating guidelines.
    Stomachless Lifestyle
    June 23, 2019

    How do you live without a stomach? My eating guidelines.

    How do you live without a stomach? People ask me this almost every time I tell them I don’t have a stomach. Frankly, I usually don’t know how to answer this question. That’s because I don’t know…
    CDH1 Gene: Explaining the Role of the CDH1 Gene
    CDH1
    June 29, 2019

    CDH1 Gene: Explaining the Role of the CDH1 Gene

    The CDH1 gene provides the genetic code for producing epithelial cadherin, a protein critical for cell adhesion, tumor suppression, and several other functions.  Epithelial cadherin, also called E-cadherin, is a protein found in epithelial cells. Specifically, e-cadherin…
    Can you live without a stomach? Some history for CDH1 mutants.
    Stomachless Lifestyle
    June 22, 2019

    Can you live without a stomach? Some history for CDH1 mutants.

    Can you live without a stomach? Great question. People have been asking it since at least the early 1600s. Despite that being over 400 years ago, I believe it’s safe to say that total gastrectomy is a…
    Total Gastrectomy Surgery: Should I Do It?
    Total Gastrectomy
    June 18, 2019

    Total Gastrectomy Surgery: Should I Do It?

    Total gastrectomy surgery can sound like a crazy recommendation. When I first heard that I might need to have my stomach removed, my first thought was “no way.” That’s crazy. Now that I have had one, I…
    No Stomach Nutrition: Keep A Healthy Microbiome After Total Gastrectomy
    Total Gastrectomy
    August 6, 2019

    No Stomach Nutrition: Keep A Healthy Microbiome After Total Gastrectomy

    If you have no stomach, nutrition is compromised, right? Gastrectomy patients often worry about diet and nutrition following removal of a portion of – or the entire stomach – due to cancer or other disease process, as…
    Total Gastrectomy: Recent Clinical Studies Examining Outcomes
    Total Gastrectomy
    June 18, 2019

    Total Gastrectomy: Recent Clinical Studies Examining Outcomes

    Total gastrectomy is a modern development in medicine. From 2005 to 2018, several centers have studies outcomes of this procedure. Below, details of the studies are listed for comparison. At the end, I’ve included a table with…

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