Archive for February, 2018

8 Simple Ways You Can Improve Your Digestion

Digestion is important! A disturbed digestive tract can disrupt your entire life. It affects the immune system, which leads to a myriad of other diseases. So how to improve your digestion? To get an answer, keep reading the following article for it lists it all.

5 Common Gastrointestinal Issues That No One Should Ignore

Gastrointestinal diseases have many types. But some are more common than the others. Know more about the common ones and their symptoms to take the right action. Keep reading for they have been elucidated here as follows. Gallstones Gallstones are hard deposits in the gallbladder which can be a result of too much cholesterol or Read More…

Hemorrhoids And Everything You Need To About It

If you have been suffering from hemorrhoids, it is better to know everything about it. the condition can be complicated if not treated on time. So here is everything you need to know about the same. What are Hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids can be defined as a medical condition in which the veins around the anus or Read More…

Cologuard Technology



Testing for colon cancer just got easier. If you don’t already know, Cologuard is a new competing technology for colon cancer screening that is simple and ease of use. It involves no prep, no sedation, and most importantly, its effective. What exactly is Cologuard? Cologuard is a cancer detection test. Specifically, it tests for genetic Read More…

Vernon Receives Recognition – North Carolina Gastroenterologist



The practice of Kurt Vernon, MD, The GI Guy, is proud to announce that we have received a ‘Tier 1 Designation”, a high quality recognition from one of the nation’s largest health insurers – Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC.  BCBSNC Tiered Network utilizes administrative claims data to identify high quality, low cost providers and Read More…