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By AMSURG Web Developer 7/1/2021

How to Know the Difference Between Fatty Liver and Cirrhosis

Having a healthy gastrointestinal system is necessary for preserving your overall wellness, and one of the most vital organs of the …

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By AMSURG Web Developer 6/18/2021

How Can Fatty Liver Disease Affect My Health?

As the second-largest body organ, the liver performs numerous crucial functions, such as filtering blood, producing bile and processing …

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By SAGEC 5/21/2021

How Can I Find a Reliable GI Physician Where I Live?

A person's GI tract is one of the most important systems of the body because it is made up of necessary organs like the esophagus, small …

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By SAGEC 4/2/2021

What Do I Need to Know About Celiac Disease?

Almost always contained in grains like wheat, barley, rye, noodles, breakfast cereal, and other carb-rich foods, gluten can often be a …

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By SAGEC 3/16/2021

Conditions That Can Lead to Red Blood in Your Stool

Having bright red or dark blood in your stool is not typically a normal occurrence, often leading to anxiety about one's overall health. …

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By SAGEC 3/1/2021

5 Colonoscopy Myths Debunked: COVID-19 Edition

Gut health is important, but some misinformation has infiltrated our culture regarding what's normal for GI health. So, our …

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By SAGEC 2/15/2021

Study: Sugar Can Increase Colitis, IBD Risk

A high-sugar diet could be one of the main culprits for an increased incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a …

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By SAGEC 2/1/2021

Heartburn Medication Shortage on Rise During COVID-19

According to a New York Times article, current events are turning up the heat when it comes to heartburn. More Americans are using …

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By SAGEC 1/15/2021

How Race Impacts Colon Cancer Incidence, Mortality

African Americans, especially under 50, are at higher risk of being diagnosed with colon cancer and dying from the disease than …

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By SAGEC 1/15/2021

FIT Tests vs. Colonoscopy: What You Need to Know

A recent New York Times article suggests that Americans of average risk of developing colon cancer should look toward a fecal …

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