Posts fromApril 2019

  • The Importance of Kids’ Celiac Follow-up Appointments

    The Importance of Kids’ Celiac Follow-up Appointments

    When kids experience gastrointestinal issues, it’s common to take them to a physician for a checkup. Children that are then diagnosed with celiac disease are told to adhere to a gluten-free diet so that symptoms disappear and quality of life...

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  • Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

    Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

    Largely, one of the problems with gastrointestinal concerns is that mild, yet ongoing, symptoms may be indicative of a more significant problem. It’s not unheard of for the beginning symptoms of colon cancer to be mistaken for other conditions...

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  • What to Look for with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    What to Look for with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    It’s easy to ignore intermittent gastrointestinal upset. While you may think cramps, bloating, and diarrhea may be attributable to something you ate, or a passing virus, if the symptoms linger, they may be indicative of a deeper problem. If you...

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  • Obesity, Colorectal Cancer, and the Younger Generation

    Obesity, Colorectal Cancer, and the Younger Generation

    If you walked up to an average person on the street and asked what they thought common risk factors for colon or colorectal cancer might be, you’d likely get answers such as “old age” and “unhealthy diet.” While eating an unhealthy diet isn’t too...

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  • Working Together For Your Health: GiveBack 2019

    Working Together For Your Health: GiveBack 2019

    Primary care doctors and GI specialists practice very different types of medicine, but they have one major trait in common: they deeply care about the lives of their patients. So, how do those two diverse branches of medicine come together for the...

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