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  • Success of the 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    Success of the 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    The five-year survival rate of colon cancer when detected in the early stages is around 90 percent, meaning most cases of colon cancer can be cured, provided patients get their colonoscopy screening when they should. The high success of early detection makes colon cancer...

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  • Is a Soda a Day Okay?

    Is a Soda a Day Okay?

    Maybe you’ve worked really hard to limit your consumption of soda. In fact, you pat yourself on the back because you’ve gotten down to just one can a day. You’ve heard the warnings about high fructose corn syrup and remember to read your labels, avoiding the products with...

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  • 4 Things You Need To Know About Celiac Disease

    4 Things You Need To Know About Celiac Disease

    One in a hundred people worldwide suffers from an autoimmune disorder called celiac disease. If anyone with celiac disease consumes gluten, their immune system begins to attack the small intestine. The attack damages villi, the part of the small intestine that absorbs...

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  • 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 improves. Unfortunately, many...

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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 such as irritable bowel...

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