September 17, 2019

Although it’s not common, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 3 million Americans are currently living with some form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Different types of IBD affect different areas of the digestive system, and the body, in general. Because the symptoms of Crohn’s disease can mimic signs […]

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August 15, 2019

Perhaps no other routine medical procedure is dreaded as much as an impending colonoscopy. People come up with all kinds of excuses for not having this procedure. Before you put your life at risk by skipping your recommended colon cancer screening, the healthcare providers at Granite Peaks Gastroenterology would like to clarify some of these […]

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By Christopher S. Cutler, MD How do you know when heartburn or “indigestion” is something more and needs to be treated? The gastroenterology specialists at Granite Peaks GI take time with their patients to determine if such symptoms may be a result of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). One of the red flags is heartburn occurring more than twice a […]

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By Granite Peaks Gastroenterology Eating a healthy diet is one of the best ways to give your body the right kind of fuel for good health and healthy weight management. In general, maintaining a healthy weight puts less pressure on the gastrointestinal (GI) system, decreasing symptoms for many GI conditions. However, some healthy foods can […]

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May 14, 2019

By Andrew M. Heiner, MD Almost everyone tries a diet at some point in his or her life. With so many diets out there it can be difficult to choose the one that is best suited to your individual needs. Many choose a specific diet with hopes of losing weight. Some choose to diet to […]

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