Certain Types of Fiber Affect IBD Patients Differently
A new study found a stool test can help doctors create specific nutrition plans for patients with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis to reduce inflammation in the intestines.
By May 31, 2022, most health insurance plans will fully cover this procedure to evaluate a positive stool-based test for colon cancer. Check with your insurance about your coverage.Learn More
Gastrointestinal Specialists was co-founded by Dr. Jerry Stern and Dr. Mark Finklestein in 1994. Since its inception the practice has grown to eight physicians (Dr. Finklestein, Dr. Salomons, Dr. Slye, Dr. Stone, Dr. Sreenivasan, Dr. Bhalala, Dr. Belkin and Dr. Khan.), one nurse practitioner, Alison Verdone, CNP, and two physician assistants, Teresa Fatemi, PA-C and Sara LaFreniere, PA-C, four offices and an ambulatory endoscopy center, Commonwealth Endoscopy Center.
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A new study found a stool test can help doctors create specific nutrition plans for patients with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis to reduce inflammation in the intestines.Read More
Thanksgiving is probably the most anticipated meal of the year, but it can cause discomfort for people who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.Read More
The study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine confirms screening colonoscopy works.Read More