GI Division

More Than Just a Mustache: The Importance of Movember

What is Movember? Throughout the month of November men are encouraged to grow their moustaches to raise awareness and spark conversation for men’s health issues, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. Why Men’s Health? The state of men’s health is in a crisis. Simply put, men are dying too young. Gender is one...
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Ten Premier Physicians Named “2022 Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly

Premier Medical Group is proud to announce that ten of our physicians have made the prestigious Castle Connolly list of the Region’s Top Doctors for 2022. Castle Connolly determines the rankings based on a regional peer-review survey that asks thousands of licensed physicians to nominate the physicians who, in their judgment, are the best in...
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As the Season Changes, How Do Our Bodies Respond?

  With the arrival of autumn, we begin to notice the beauty in the shifting leaves outside and the crisp chill that signifies the end of summer. We may even take note of the seasonal arrival of pumpkin flavored treats in our local coffee shops. But, as we shift from shorts and swimsuits to sweaters...
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August is Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month – Make Your Gut Health a Top Priority!

Your body is an intricate system with organs that provide essential functions. One such organ is your stomach, which helps you digest food and access the nutrients you need. Your gut health matters and staying informed can help you maintain your health. This month is Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness month and we’ve compiled several important...
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Is what’s good for your gut good for your weight?

We may think we are made up of flesh, bone and blood. But more than all of those things, we are made up of bacteria. Yes! Bacteria. You share your body with many millions of them! It’s estimated that the human gut contains 100 trillion bacteria, 10 times as many bacteria as there are cells...
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Hepatitis C is dangerous and can be deadly. But there is some good news, now it can be cured.

While most of us know that hepatitis C is a liver disease, there’s much more we need to learn in order to protect ourselves against a form of the disease that can cause long-term health problems, even death. Hepatitis C is also known as HepC or HCV. While there is treatment available for hepatitis C,...
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