Dr. David Rakel, M.D., attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and completed a family practice residency in Greeley, Colorado. He spent the next five years in rural practice as one of two physicians staffing a 14 bed hospital in Driggs, Idaho. As medical director for Grand Targhee Ski resort in Wyoming, he developed an interest in sports medicine and received his Certificate of Added Qualification in 1999.
Dr. Rakel completed a two year fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona from 1999-2001. He joined the University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine in 2001 where he teaches and practices, and is the medical director for the University of Wisconsin Health Integrative Medicine. Dave is board certified in family medicine, holistic medicine and sports medicine. He is also certified in Interactive Guided Imagery.
Dr. Rakel discusses the long-term effects related to antacid use.
December 9, 2009 - 4:50pm
Dr. Rakel explains if passing pebble-like stool is healthy.
December 9, 2009 - 4:37pm
Dr. Rakel discusses the connection between stress and intestinal dysfunction.
October 26, 2009 - 2:56pm
Dr. Rankel explains how a woman can know if her stomach is too acidic.
October 26, 2009 - 2:46pm
Dr. Rakel explains what women should know about probiotics and prebiotics.
October 26, 2009 - 2:31pm
Dr. Rakel shares what pregnant women should know about probiotics.
October 26, 2009 - 2:23pm
Dr. Rakel discusses how pasteurized milk is processed by the intestine.
October 26, 2009 - 2:15pm
Dr. Rakel explains how long-term antibiotic use affects the intestine.
October 26, 2009 - 1:55pm
Dr. Rakel describes lactose intolerance.
October 26, 2009 - 1:47pm
Dr. Rakel shares what happens when the intestine easily absorbs fluids.
October 26, 2009 - 1:40pm
Dr. Rakel discusses the four best ways to keep the intestinal tract healthy.
October 26, 2009 - 1:27pm
Dr. Rakel shares why women are generally better than men at discovering intestinal problems?
October 26, 2009 - 1:17pm
Dr. Rakel explains if all healthy intestines contain bacteria.
October 26, 2009 - 1:06pm
Dr. Rakel discusses the principles of a healthy intestinal tract.
October 26, 2009 - 11:59am
Dr. Rakel explains the effect dehydration has on the intestinal tract.
October 26, 2009 - 11:48am
Dr. Rakel discusses how frequently women should be moving their bowels.
October 26, 2009 - 11:35am
Dr. Rakel explains bacteria's effect on the intestine.
October 26, 2009 - 11:28am