Gastroenterology Blog

Introduction from the New CEO

Introduction from the New CEO

I would like to introduce myself as the new CEO of Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates.  I’ve lived in the Tri-State area my entire life and had the opportunity to work for Deloitte, Procter & Gamble and General Electric in a variety of roles over the last 20+...

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What You Need To Know About Colonoscopies

What You Need To Know About Colonoscopies

What You Need To Know About Colonoscopies A colonoscopy is a common preventative procedure used to screen for colon cancer. It involves inserting a long, flexible tube into the rectum to get a detailed view of the entire colon. A colonoscopy can also remove polyps,...

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Exercise after bowel surgery

Exercise after bowel surgery

Recovering after a colon cancer surgery, or any surgery, for that matter, is a lengthy process. You can't expect to get back to normal right after the procedure. Instead, it's necessary to give your body enough time to heal before returning to your daily activities....

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Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates upgraded to Epic

Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates upgraded to Epic

"Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates is excited to announce that we have upgraded our electronic healthcare system to Epic. This is great news for our patients and allows them access to the MyChart App. MyChart puts your health information in the palm of your hand...

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What is a Colon Polyp?

What is a Colon Polyp?

A colon polyp is a small clump of cells that forms on the lining of the colon. Most colon polyps are harmless. But over time, some colon polyps can develop into colon cancer, which may be fatal when found in its later stages. Anyone can develop colon polyps. You're at...

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Why Your Doctor Wants You to Get a Colonoscopy

Why Your Doctor Wants You to Get a Colonoscopy

Even if you've never had a colonoscopy, you may have heard about them. The prep work probably got your attention. It involves cleaning out your bowels with a laxative drink the night before. It doesn't sound too enticing, does it? Yet, there's a reason why doctors...

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45 is the new 50

45 is the new 50

Gastrointestinal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers for people over age 45. Learn how you can reduce your risk and improve your quality of life!

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