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Published: January 20, 2019 |
Diverticulosis is a condition in which small, sac-like pouches protrude out of the colon wall. These pouches are called diverticula and are incredibly common. About 60% of people will develop diverticulosis by the time they reach age 60. Once formed, these pouches do not go away. Diverticulosis is frequently found during a routine screening colonoscopy. For most people, diverticulosis will never cause any symptoms and does not need further monitoring or medical treatment. Complications of divert...
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Healthy Gut

Published: October 25, 2018 |
What is a healthy diet? Not in terms of weight loss, metabolism or muscle building potential. But what can you feed your gut to promote healthy BOWELS? As gastroenterologists we are frequently asked this question. While no one knows what constitutes the perfect diet, there are a few things we can all agree on.
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Colorectal Cancer

Published: September 17, 2018 |
Is it time to get screened? Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer and cancer death in the United States, leading to more than 50,000 deaths every year. Unfortunately, precancerous colon polyps and even early colon cancers frequently do not cause symptoms—until it’s too late!
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