Jelly Belly and Peeps make the cut for gluten-free candies on this holiday treats list from the Celiac Disease Foundation. Remember to read labels to verify ingredients and don't be afraid to ask questions about food items when dining out. ... See moreSee less
We’re experiencing some technical issues with our phone system. Work is in progress to fix the issue, and we apologize for any inconvenience. Any non-urgent messages can still be sent through the Patient Portal. ... See moreSee less
Dr. Bob Thukral joined Rockford Gastroenterology Associates in 2007 after his education and medical training took him from Carbondale to Chicago to Harvard.
He cares for patients with a variety of gastrointestinal and liver disorders and has a special interest in providing comprehensive care for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
We are proud to sponsor Charisma, Rockford IL, the signature event for the Winnebago County Medical Society Alliance. Proceeds help fund scholarships for health career-focused students in the community and grants for health-related community service projects. The event takes place next Wednesday, April 10, and tickets are still available. ... See moreSee less
Today, we celebrated GI Nurses Week and National Doctor's Day with a special lunchtime gathering. Thanks to all of our providers and team members for providing exceptional, quality care every day! ... See moreSee less
No joke: April 1 is the kickoff to Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month. With IBS, the colon doesn't contract normally, causing symptoms for people that range from bloating to abdominal discomfort and pain to diarrhea and constipation. Read more about this common condition at the link below. ... See moreSee less
As we round out Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the advice to #GetScreened is the most important. The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE offers a handy breakdown of the different types of screening tools available and some insight into insurance coverage for these tests. As we know, screening can save lives! ... See moreSee less