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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By Chrissy Weaver, PA-C     If you, like many Americans, suffer from diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain or gas and bloating, it’s likely you have begun some of your own research in an attempt to explain your chronic symptoms. A simple google search may yield a result that poses the question “Do YOU Have Leaky […]

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October 30, 2018

BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR, TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE MONEY AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEALTH CARE NEEDS At the beginning of every calendar year, many health insurance plan deductibles reset to $0. With most medical coverage, before your insurance company will start paying healthcare bills, your deductible must be met. You are […]

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By R. Kyle Barnett, MD UPDATED: 10/18/2018 Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men and the third most common in women, yet it is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Yes, colorectal cancer can be prevented—not just detected—through colonoscopy. Colorectal cancer arises from precancerous growths, or polyps, that grow in the […]

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By Dr. James M Stewart The heart is at the center of the vasculature system which includes all of the arteries and veins through which blood flows. The heart is the most dependable muscle in your body. Over the average person’s lifespan, it will beat around 100,000 times per day, which amounts to around 2.5 […]

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An estimated 3 million Americans are living with Celiac Disease, and 83% don’t even know they have the disease. That’s a staggering statistic, especially with all of the noise on the market promoting gluten-free foods and beverages.  According to an article from Food Navigator, “Mintel, which has one of the broadest definitions [of gluten-free], pegs […]

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As you know, March was Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, AKA the Blue Campaign. Granite Peaks Gastroenterology had a great campaign with several interviews on Channels 2, 4, and 5. Granite Peaks knows the importance of raising colon cancer awareness because a simple screening procedure could save your life, and the lives of those you love. […]

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In honor of GI Nurses and Associates Appreciation Week, are observing and honoring today being all about patient safety. Granite Peaks goes above and beyond to ensure each and every patient is safe before, during and after their procedure and office consultation. The Granite Peaks Endoscopy Center is state-of-the-art and fully equipped with the latest […]

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