Gastroenterology Blog | Denver, CO

What Common Digestive Conditions Affect Women?

07/01/2022

There are slight differences in the digestive systems of women and men. Certain GI issues, like irritable bowel syndrome, are more common in women.

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What Are the Benefits of Clinical Trials in Gastroenterology?

05/27/2022

Clinical trials in gastroenterology are conducted to help improve the health of patients who suffer from digestive conditions now and over time.

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Understanding Common Stomach Disorders and Diseases

05/20/2022

Stomach concerns, like peptic ulcers or stomach cancer, are detected and treated by a gastroenterologist. Find out more about common stomach diseases.

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Celiac Disease Awareness Month: Explore the Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

05/13/2022

Celiac disease can result in long-lasting damage to the small intestine if left untreated, making it crucial to be aware of its causes and symptoms.

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What Can Patients Expect from a Gastroenterologist?

04/29/2022

A gastroenterologist is an expert in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases that affect the GI tract, like pancreatitis, IBS, and more.

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Understanding the Structures of the Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract

04/22/2022

The GI system carries out the necessary function of digestion. It enables you to absorb nutrients from the food you eat and eliminate bodily waste.

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IBS Awareness Month is April: Learn About the Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

04/15/2022

IBS is a disease that affects the colon and small intestines. It causes diarrhea, cramping, bloating, and other symptoms. Relief is possible, though!

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Why Getting a Routine Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

03/25/2022

A colonoscopy may not be on your list of favorite things. But it can detect cancer and other issues, and may be the difference between life and death.

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What Are the Differences Between a Colonoscopy vs. a Home Colon Cancer Test Kit?

03/18/2022

Understand how colonoscopies and home colon cancer test kits differ and why routine cancer screenings are important for preserving your health.

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Know These Five Important Facts About Colorectal Cancer

03/11/2022

Since March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we're presenting five key things to know about this deadly but treatable and preventable disease.

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Is a Colonoscopy the Gold Standard for Colon Cancer Detection?

02/25/2022

A routine colonoscopy is considered the gold standard for catching and preventing colorectal cancer over other forms of tests, like home screenings.

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Understanding Colorectal Cancer: Signs, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

02/18/2022

Gaining awareness of the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer, and your personal risks, can help you take control of your health.

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Know These Facts and Figures About Colorectal Cancer

02/11/2022

Although colorectal cancer is among the top causes of cancer-related deaths in adults, it is highly detectable with routine screening procedures.

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Get a Healthy Start to the New Year With These Helpful Tips

12/10/2021

Enhance your digestive health in the New Year by following healthy habits, like eating more fiber, avoiding tobacco use, and getting regular exercise.

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Are Screening Colonoscopies Different From Diagnostic Colonoscopies?

12/03/2021

Colonoscopy procedures help identify and prevent colon and rectal cancer. Find out when a screening vs. diagnostic colonoscopy might be recommended.

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Ways to Reduce Overeating and Stress During the Holiday Season

11/26/2021

Our staff provides tips to reduce holiday stress, weight gain, and digestive problems. Find out how to reduce overeating and bolster your GI health.

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Why Is the End of the Year an Ideal Time for a Colonoscopy?

11/19/2021

Our GI specialists in Denver, CO explain how often patients should get a colonoscopy and why having colon cancer exams early increases survival rates.

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Is There a Link Between Urinary and Bowel Incontinence?

11/12/2021

Urinary and fecal incontinence can affect your comfort and confidence in multiple ways. Cutting-edge treatment can help improve your quality of life.

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Raising Gastric Cancer Awareness This November

11/05/2021

Stomach (gastric) cancer can arise anywhere in the stomach. This health condition is often treated via surgery to remove the malignant area of tissue.

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When Is Hemorrhoid Banding a Treatment Option?

10/29/2021

Hemorrhoid banding is a simple, nonsurgical procedure performed to prevent blood flow to an internal hemorrhoid, causing it to dry up and fall off.

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