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  • Butts and Guts 5K–Colon Cancer Awareness For The Jackson Area

    Butts and Guts 5K–Colon Cancer Awareness For The Jackson Area

    At GI Associates, we take colorectal cancer seriously. That’s why every March, during Colon Cancer Awareness Month, we strive to raise awareness of colon cancer screenings and how preventable colorectal cancer is. If found early, colon cancer has a 90% cure rate! Doctors...

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  • Has Gluten Been Wrongly Accused?

    Has Gluten Been Wrongly Accused?

    Eating gluten-free is a health trend that has skyrocketed in America over the last ten years, even among people who have not been diagnosed with celiac disease. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that is known to cause bloating, diarrhea, and weight loss....

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  • A Glance At Children With IBD

    A Glance At Children With IBD

    As a parent, one of the most difficult situations you may experience is the illness of your child. Fortunately, stomach bugs, colds, and even broken arms only last for a little while and your happy, carefree child will begin to act like him or herself again. But for...

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  • This Year, Say No to Colon Cancer

    This Year, Say No to Colon Cancer

    “Get healthy” is repeatedly one of the top New Year’s resolutions. You also may have determined that this is the year you will get healthy. If you are at least 50, one of the best ways to ensure overall gut health is a colonoscopy. We know, the word “colonoscopy” evokes...

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  • Happy Hour May Actually Be Devastating

    Happy Hour May Actually Be Devastating

    New Year celebrations, birthday parties, weddings, happy hour, and a stressful day at work are all reasons we pick up a glass (or two, or three) of our favorite alcoholic beverage. Usually, we don’t think twice about it. We may even claim it’s necessary. There’s nothing...

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