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  • Home Tests vs. Colonoscopies

    Home Tests vs. Colonoscopies

    The prevalence and necessity of colonoscopies is pretty well understood in the gastroenterology world, and the team at GI Associates love to educate all of our patients, especially those in the approaching age 45. With the recent rise of colon cancer amongst young adults,...

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  • Cirrhosis and the Younger Generation

    Cirrhosis and the Younger Generation

    When it comes to diseases related to alcohol, people often have a picture in their minds of an older, sick alcoholic who’s been drinking nonstop for years. But the fact is, no one is immune to alcoholism. Alcohol-related disease can happen to anyone: teenagers, young...

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  • Managing IBD Flares Caused By Back To School Stress

    Managing IBD Flares Caused By Back To School Stress

    It’s that time of year again. Students are back in school and have left the fun of summer behind. Some students look forward to getting back into the classroom and spending time with their friends. They face the academic challenge of the next year with enthusiasm.

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  • Is It Celiac Disease Or Wheat Sensitivity?

    Is It Celiac Disease Or Wheat Sensitivity?

    It’s hard not to notice the range of gluten-free products that have popped up on grocery shelves. Even a number of pet food manufacturers have gotten on board with the gluten-free craze. Many people take the popularity of these foods to mean that eating gluten-free is a...

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  • Why Your Gastrointestinal Tract Might Benefit From Vitamin D

    Why Your Gastrointestinal Tract Might Benefit From Vitamin D

    If it seems like you see something new about the benefits of vitamin D every other day, you aren’t alone. Researchers keep discovering how vitamin D improves your health. We’ve known for many years that the “sunshine vitamin” helps make bones strong. Over time, research...

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