GI Division

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 and...
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Premier Medical Group Recognizes World Hepatitis Day by Urging Baby Boomers & Others At-Risk to get Tested for Viral Hepatitis

Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley will be observing World Hepatitis Day (July 28) by urging baby boomers and other at-risk people to get screened for viral hepatitis, which is the leading cause of  liver damage, cirrhosis and liver cancer.  This “silent epidemic” affects more than 5 million Americans, yet according to the Centers...
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Summertime is the best time to lose weight

Start now with the Weight Management team at Premier Medical Group Why summer is a great time to start According to research conducted by the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the University of Georgia, our average calorie intake decreases by approximately 200 calories per day in the summer compared to fall and winter months....
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The Pros and Cons of Exercise When You Have a Gastrointestinal Condition

Most people can benefit from moving their body Whatever your age, there is a proven benefit to taking regular exercise. It’s not just athletes who need to build physical activity, everyone should keep their bodies working in order to: Stimulate the body’s natural processes to repair and maintain it and keep it healthy Maintain bones,...
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May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

What is Celiac Disease? Celiac Disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the small intestine that interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People with CD can’t tolerate gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in everyday products such as medicines,...
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Our nurses take your health and comfort very seriously. May is National Nurses Month and a perfect time to say thank you!

For Premier Medical Group’s thousands of patients, no patient experience would be complete without the dedication, expert care and kindness of our more than 75 nurses. Roles that they fulfill at our offices and online practice include:   Nurse Practitioners (NPs)   Registered Nurses (RNs)   Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)   Clinical Leads   Clinical...
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