August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month. The team at Digestive Care Physicians would like to take this opportunity to let patients throughout the Atlanta area know about the warning signs of gastroparesis and assure them that treatment options can be offered through a...
July 28: World Hepatitis Day

July 28: World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28th. Every year digestive care physicians and many other specialists aspire to raise worldwide awareness of hepatitis. This disconcerting condition is a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B,...
3 Digestive Issues Signaled by Abdominal Pain

3 Digestive Issues Signaled by Abdominal Pain

Please Heed the Pain of these Diseases Some digestive problems are easily remedied, without needing professional care. Other conditions are more complex, requiring skillful management and steps to prevent complications. Here we discuss three disorders warranting...
Dietary Help for Diverticulitis

Dietary Help for Diverticulitis

After a diverticulitis episode, dietary diligence will help you avoid recurrence. Your gastroenterologist wants you to remain healthy. With this earnest intent, here’s expert advice for preventing future flare-ups. Pocket Snapshot First, let’s briefly...
Complications of Constipation

Complications of Constipation

Constipation has side effects, some of which may surprise you. Here are five consequences of this disorder and how to avoid them. EVIDENCE Constipation is defined as having less than three bowel movements per week. Even if you’re more regular, hard stools are...