Posts fromOctober 2018

  • A New, Effective Diet for Kids with EoE

    A New, Effective Diet for Kids with EoE

    Eosinophilic esophagitis, commonly referred to as EoE, is a disease that can affect patients of any age, but can be particularly tough for children–and their parents–to bear. It is fundamentally a condition that causes a particular type of white...

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  • GI Associates Takes Home Two 2018 SCOPY Awards

    GI Associates Takes Home Two 2018 SCOPY Awards

    Every year, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) rewards spectacular achievement in the field of colorectal cancer research and prevention with the SCOPY awards. The Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention, and...

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  • Tips to Beat Chronic Constipation

    Tips to Beat Chronic Constipation

    Constipation is a prevalent and widespread problem. In fact, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases estimated that 1 in 16 adults suffer from constipation regularly. For those over 60, that number jumps to 1 in 33....

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  • Links Between Obesity and Cognitive Decline

    Links Between Obesity and Cognitive Decline

    Belly fat is strongly correlated with many different health risks. Patients may often hear warnings that belly fat, obesity, or merely being overweight can contribute to risks such as hypertension, diabetes, colon cancer, and other types of...

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  • The Frightening Rise of Colon Cancer in Younger Adults

    The Frightening Rise of Colon Cancer in Younger Adults

    Earlier in 2018, the American Cancer Society updated their colorectal cancer screening guidelines, in the wake of many adults younger than age 50 being diagnosed with the disease. Prior to May 2018, the recommended guideline for the first colon...

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