Gastroenterology Blog

Get the Facts About Crohn's Disease

12/01/2023

Crohn's disease can affect your wellness and well-being. Discover the facts about this digestive condition and how to take control of your health.

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When Should You See a Doctor for Hemorrhoids?

11/10/2023

Hemorrhoids can be disruptive to your quality of life. Learn about the types of hemorrhoids and when to seek medical help for this common GI concern.

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What Are the Common Signs of Fatty Liver Disease?

10/06/2023

Learn about the signs, diagnosis, and treatment of fatty liver disease. Timely care for the condition can enhance life expectancy and liver health.

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Heredity and Gastrointestinal Diseases

09/18/2023

Research has revealed the influence of heredity on GI diseases, particularly Inflammatory Bowel Diseases like Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis.

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Ulcerative Colitis: Explore Its Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

09/15/2023

Ulcerative colitis is a condition impacting the colon and rectum. Find out more about this long-term GI condition and how it might impact your health.

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Rob & Ryan Lead From Behind

08/21/2023

LEAD FROM BEHIND is on a mission to make colon cancer famous. We're raising awareness that #ColonCancer is The Preventable Cancer.

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Is There a Difference Between GERD and Acid Reflux?

08/01/2023

GERD and acid reflux can appear very similar; however, there is a clear difference between the two conditions. The GI Alliance team is here to help.

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Five Reasons You Should Get a Colorectal Cancer Screening Sooner Than Later

07/10/2023

If you’re 45 or older and haven’t had a colon cancer screening – here’s five reasons why you should.

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Three Insurance Designations for a Colonoscopy

07/10/2023

Most screening colonoscopies are covered 100% by insurance, coverage for a follow-up procedure will vary by carrier.

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What Is the FibroScan® Test and How Does It Work?

07/06/2023

FibroScan is an innovative ultrasound exam used to detect liver scarring and/or the stiffness of the liver to diagnose and monitor liver conditions.

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What Causes IBS and Am I at Risk?

06/01/2023

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might lead to diarrhea, gas, abdominal pain, and GI issues. Read on to learn even more about this condition.

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What You Should Know About Celiac Disease

05/05/2023

Celiac disease can affect your gastrointestinal system in many aspects. Learn more about the condition and how you can guard your gut health.

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Know the Signs and Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

04/07/2023

IBD can carry symptoms like diarrhea, food intolerance, weight loss, discomfort, fatigue, and more. Does this diagnosis mean living uncomfortably?

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45 Is the New 50: Changes in Colonoscopy Recommendations

03/01/2023

In years past, 50 was the magic number for having a colonoscopy. Now, however, the CDC and GI specialists advise having colon cancer exams at age 45.

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Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

02/16/2023

Scheduling a colon cancer screening can help protect your colon health and combat colorectal cancer before it starts or becomes advanced.

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Begin the New Year Right: Schedule Your Colonoscopy Now

01/20/2023

Get a colonoscopy to begin the new year right and take control of your colon health. Preventive screenings can help to preserve your overall wellness.

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How to Enjoy Better Health in the New Year

12/08/2022

Kick off the new year with improved digestive health. Learn how to aid digestion and how optimal GI health can enhance your general wellness.

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Facts to Know About GI Health

12/01/2022

You've probably heard that "you are what you eat," but are you also aware that GI health plays a crucial role in your physical and mental well-being?

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Learn Why It Is Essential to Have Colonoscopy Exams

11/15/2022

Medical practitioners have long hailed the importance of the colonoscopy as a diagnostic procedure, especially in the case of colon cancer.

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What is the Difference Between a Colonoscopy vs. an Endoscopy Exam?

11/08/2022

An endoscopy and colonoscopy are different forms of endoscopic procedures. A GI doctor may perform them to assess issues within the digestive system.

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