UC Davis physician, Dr. Peter Belafsky, plans to fast in solidarity with dysphagia patients
Press Release – UC Davis Health System (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – November 21, 2012
A UC Davis physician is calling on colleagues who treat swallowing disorders to join him in a Thanksgiving fast as a way to raise awareness and show solidarity for patients who suffer from dysphagia, a condition that makes swallowing food difficult or impossible.
Peter Belafsky, a professor of otolaryngology and an expert in treating people with dysphagia, sent a message today to physicians around the country asking that they consider joining him in fasting on Thanksgiving.
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