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National Women’s Health Week with Libby Greenwood, PA-C

A great concern for women’s health is constipation. Libby Greenwood, PA-C goes over why this is more common in women and what can be done for relief in the video.

National Women’s Health Week with Courtney Milleson, PA-C

Courtney Milleson, PA-C, explains key differences in women’s health in comparison to men in the video.

Provider Impression: Dr. Prasad on USPSTF

On May 18, 2021, the United States Preventive Services Task Force lowered the age for colon cancer screening from 50 to 45. What do our providers think about that decision? Dr. Prasad explains in the video.

A word from digestive health specialists

How does your diet affect constipation?

Constipation can be a horrible feeling. It can be especially difficult when you haven’t passed any stool for several days and you begin to feel very full. Many patients who are constipated can treat their own symptoms without even coming...
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“My insurance won’t pay for a colonoscopy”

Do you think you can’t afford a colonoscopy?  You aren’t sure how much your insurance would cover or even if they would cover at all?  Or maybe you don’t even have insurance?! We understand.  For some the thought of having...
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We portal! Do you portal?

What is “portal” you may ask!?  It is the “patient portal!!”  Here at Digestive Health Specialists we really encourage our patients to create their own patient portal and it is very easy to do!  “When checking in for appointments their...
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Move it on up!

Are you putting your first colonoscopy on the bottom of your “to-do” list? Is the reason because you are afraid of what the doctor might possibly find?  Yes, the worst case “findings” would be colon cancer.  But, what you must...
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Run, Run Run- Join DHS on March 7th!

On Saturday, March 7th Digestive Health Specialists staff will be participating in the “Get Your Rear in Gear” Walk/Run. Monies raised will stay in our community, helping with prevention, early detection and treatment, and healthy living projects for colon cancer....
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“A colonoscopy is just too embarrassing!”

Are you embarrassed to have a colonoscopy?  Not wanting to shed the undies to possibly save your life?  Yes, it may be a little embarrassing but we work hard to insure your privacy and comfort throughout the entire procedure.  Our...
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“But I don’t have a family history…”

History can start with you. Most people who get colorectal cancer DO NOT have a family member with the disease. In fact, 75% of people diagnosed with colon cancer have no history of it in their family.  If you have...
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“But I don’t have any symptoms…”

Many people who are diagnosed with colorectal cancer have no symptoms, and people with polyps rarely have symptoms. In fact, 75 percent of people diagnosed have no known risk factors. Regular screening should start at age 50 or sooner if there...
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Screen This Too!

Here at Digestive Health Specialists, we believe in the importance of prevention. While you are taking care of your breast screening this month, we ask that you also remember the importance of screening your colon, too.   It's a fact:...
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