Obesity tied to rise in cancer rate

The evidence continues to mount: Rising obesity rates in the United States are leading to a rise in obesity-related cancers, including colon cancer. When smoking …

Colon Cancer Screening Day

Cancer screenings can save lives, and Gastrointestinal Associates is committed to providing and promoting screening colonoscopies in East Tennessee. That’s why GIA is holding Colon …

Video Capsule Endoscopy

Video Capsule Endoscopy – sometimes referred to as the “camera pill” – is often considered new technology. In reality, it has been available since 1999. …

Free seminar on how to lose 2-4 pounds per week

Want to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle? We can help! GIA 180 offers Ideal Protein, a medically developed weight loss program designed to help clients lose …

GIA 180 is changing lives

Along with GIA 180 dietitian Katelyn Bianconi, I have the pleasure of leading a support group and exercise class for GIA 180 participants twice monthly. …

Young people at risk for colon and rectal cancer

Colorectal cancer screening is saving lives. According to a 2014 study released by the Yale Cancer Center, widespread screening has resulted in an estimated 550,000 …