Gastroenterology Blog

Know the Facts About Crohn's Disease

12/01/2023

Crohn's disease can affect your overall health and wellness. Learn about this form of inflammatory bowel disease and how to manage the condition.

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When Should You See a Doctor for Hemorrhoids?

11/21/2023

Hemorrhoids can interfere with your quality of life. Learn about the different types of hemorrhoids and when to seek help for this common GI concern.

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What Are Well-known Signs and Symptoms of Fatty Liver Disease?

10/06/2023

Understand the signs, diagnosis, and treatment of fatty liver disease. Prompt care of the condition can increase life expectancy and liver health.

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Ulcerative Colitis: Explore Its Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

09/15/2023

Ulcerative colitis is a disease affecting the rectum and colon. Learn more about this long-term GI condition and how it can affect your health.

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What's the Difference Between GERD and Acid Reflux?

08/01/2023

GERD and acid reflux might seem very similar, but there is a clear difference between these digestive issues. Read on to discover how they differ.

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What Is FibroScanĀ® Used for and How Does It Help?

07/06/2023

FibroScan is an innovative ultrasound exam that is used to uncover liver scarring or stiffness to track liver issues.

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What Are the Causes of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? Am I at Risk?

06/01/2023

IBS can cause gas, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and more distressing symptoms. Understand the risk factors, symptoms, and care for this GI condition.

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Schedule A Colonoscopy Today

Learn the benefits and a step-by-step guide of a Colonoscopy.

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Raising Awareness: What You Should Know About Celiac Disease

05/05/2023

Celiac disease can impact your gastrointestinal tract in several ways. Learn more about this common condition and how you can guard your gut health.

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Understand the Signs of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

04/07/2023

IBD can involve lasting symptoms, such as upset stomach, abdominal pain, and more. You don't have to live uncomfortably forever. Let our team help.

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Why 45 Is the New 50: Explore Updates to Colonoscopy Recommendations

03/01/2023

In past years, 50 was the magic number; however, the CDC and GI physicians now suggest having colon cancer screenings upon turning 45.

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Kick Off This New Year Right: Schedule Your Colonoscopy Screening

01/20/2023

Start the New Year right with a colonoscopy to take control of your gut health. This life-saving exam offers a way to preserve your overall health.

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Why Colonoscopy Exams Are Essential

Regular colonoscopies are advised for individuals who are at least 45 years of age or older.

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What are the Differences Between Endoscopy and Colonoscopy Exams?

An endoscopy and a colonoscopy are different types of endoscopic processes. A GI specialist uses them to identify issues within the digestive tract.

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What Is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month?

Understand the causes, risks, and symptoms of stomach cancer, and learn how a GI specialist can help you obtain care.

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Dr. Stephen R. Ramos Retires, Leaves SAGA March 1, 2022

I am writing to notify you that I will be retiring from medicine and SAGA/TDDC effective March 1, 2022.

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SAGA Closes Boerne Office

San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates has closed its Boerne Office.

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SAGA Closes Southeast Office

We have closed our Southeast office located at 3327 Research Plaza, Suite 414.

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Dr. Michael S. Lindner Retires, Leaves SAGA in 2021

Effective December 31, 2021, Dr. Lindner will be retiring and leaving San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates.

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Dr. Shailesh Kadakia Retires After 46 Years of Service

Dr. Shailesh Kadakia will be retiring from the practice of medicine effective Dec. 31, 2021.

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