Posts fromApril 2018

  • Giving Back to the Community: GiveBack 2018

    Giving Back to the Community: GiveBack 2018

    GI Associates spends a lot of time reaching out to people in the Jackson metro area to educate them on the importance of regular screening for colon cancer. Most insurance plans cover an initial screening colonoscopy with no out-of-pocket expense...

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  • The Dangers of Childhood Obesity

    The Dangers of Childhood Obesity

    Despite campaigns to bring awareness to the public, the statistics of childhood obesity are staggering. In 2016, 18.5% of children ages 2-19 were considered obese. Today, an even more shocking number reveals that 14% of children between the age of...

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  • Can Vitamin D Answer My IBS Questions?

    Can Vitamin D Answer My IBS Questions?

    The most irritating thing about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not the symptoms, but the questions. The abdominal pain and the constant trips to the bathroom pale in comparison to the unanswered questions about why IBS affects you and how you...

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  • Incredible Turnout for Inaugural Butts and Guts 5K Race/Walk

    Incredible Turnout for Inaugural Butts and Guts 5K Race/Walk

    Thank you! We were overwhelmed by the participation in our first annual Butts and Guts 5K Race and Walk. More than 400 people came out to raise colon cancer awareness and we are profoundly grateful. A special thank you to the approximately 40...

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  • Inflammation is the Real Mental Villain

    Inflammation is the Real Mental Villain

    Depression is gaining more awareness in America but the causes are still largely misunderstood. A group of researchers set out to determine that depression is not only a neurological disorder but directly linked to gut health. Typically, people...

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