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What You Need to Know About Bladder Cancer

It’s the sixth most common cancer diagnosed in the U.S. (the fourth most common for men), and while the number of cases has been rising, cure-rates are very good when the disease is diagnosed early. The most important thing to know about bladder cancer is that smoking tobacco is the greatest risk factor for developing […]

Conquering the Effects of Celiac Disease

A careful diet does the trick, and gluten-free can mean symptom-free for millions of Americans afflicted with this genetic disease of the small intestine. It’s not a food allergy or a sensitivity to certain grains. Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory or immune disease of the small intestine that interferes with absorption of nutrients […]

Easing Your GI Condition with Dietary Measure

You’re GI physician will usually counsel about the kind of diet that’s best for what ails you, but it’s only the individual who can apply the diligence and willpower to follow that advice. Looking Out for Hidden Lactose Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and milk products. The […]

Staying on the Cutting Edge

Every day sees new developments in the science of medicine. The physicians of Premier Medical Group stay abreast of the news and make sure their patients benefit from the latest treatments. Dr. Salvatore Buffa and Dr. Sunil Khurana attended this year’s American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course in San Antonio. Considered […]