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Colorectal cancer screening has been in the news since it was announced that actor Chadwick Boseman died at age 43 of colon cancer. Check out these screening guidelines from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE. Colonoscopy is still considered the gold standard and is the preferred or recommended test for average-risk individuals and those with a family history or previous diagnosis of colon cancer or polyps.

www.asge.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/colorectalscreening_poster_2020_digital...
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Colorectal cancer screening has been in the news since it was announced that actor Chadwick Boseman died at age 43 of colon cancer. Check out these screening guidelines from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE. Colonoscopy is still considered the gold standard and is the preferred or recommended test for average-risk individuals and those with a family history or previous diagnosis of colon cancer or polyps.

https://www.asge.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/colorectalscreening_poster_2020_digital.pdf

Our office is closed today in observance of the holiday. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday. Be safe and well! ... See moreSee less

Our office is closed today in observance of the holiday. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday. Be safe and well!

Another benefit of managing diabetes is to protect the stomach and improve its function. Diabetes is the most common cause of Gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying. According to the American Gastroenterological Association, more than a third of people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes develop the condition. Check out the AGA's video to learn more about the link between these conditions. #GastroparesisAwarenessMonthGastroparesis is a problem with the stomach not working properly. It is also called delayed gastric emptying. With gastroparesis, food in the stomach empties... ... See moreSee less

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August is #GastroparesisAwarenessMonth. Check out the infographic below from the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders. Gastroparesis involves delayed or abnormal gastric emptying – meaning the stomach contracts less frequently, and food lays in the stomach longer. Symptoms include feeling full after only a few bites of food, bloating, excessive belching and nausea.

You can also read more about Gastroparesis on our website: www.rockfordgi.com/Diseases.aspx?ID=87830a8d-5db0-4a38-9b46-dc0e6093a4bfThe symptoms of gastroparesis can often affect the quality of life for most patients. In fact, in a survey conducted by IFFGD, 67% of the respondents reported their overall health to be fair or poor. Help us raise awareness this month by using #MyGPlife when you share your story on social media. #GastroparesisAwarenessMonth #IFFGD
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August is #GastroparesisAwarenessMonth. Check out the infographic below from the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders. Gastroparesis involves delayed or abnormal gastric emptying – meaning the stomach contracts less frequently, and food lays in the stomach longer. Symptoms include feeling full after only a few bites of food, bloating, excessive belching and nausea.

You can also read more about Gastroparesis on our website: https://www.rockfordgi.com/Diseases.aspx?ID=87830a8d-5db0-4a38-9b46-dc0e6093a4bf
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