New Medicare Benefits Focus on Prevention

Beginning January 1, Medicare recipients will no longer be required to pay a co-pay or deductible to receive screening colonoscopies as part of the Medicare …

What’s making you burp?

If you have been experiencing acid reflux, heartburn and belching, even nausea or chest pain, you could have a hiatal hernia. The condition is extremely …

Ulcers: Separating Fact from Fiction

Ulcers are a common condition. About 20 million Americans now have, have had, or sometime in their lives will have an occurrence or recurrence of …

Cirrhosis: A Serious Condition

Weighing in at about three pounds, the liver is the largest organ in your body. It also is an important one, carrying out essential functions such as detoxifying harmful substances in your body, purifying your blood and manufacturing vital nutrients.

Divert-a-what?

The Facts about Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis If you’re struggling with abdominal cramps, gas and diarrhea alternating with constipation, you may be one of many people …

Let’s Not Complicate Surgery with Infections

At Gastrointestinal Associates, we take infection control measures very seriously. We are so committed to this, in fact, that we have never experienced a single …

A Closer Look at Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disorder, is a chronic inflammation of the intestinal wall that may affect any part of the digestive tract. Crohn’s has …