Know Your Gastrointestinal Procedures And What They Are! | October 19th, 2018

With the advancement of medical science, there are many ways today through which we can gather clues, see, and even monitor our gastrointestinal tract. However, as laymen, knowing the right names and what exactly it does is a bit of an exaggerated expectation. In this blog however, we are taking the initiative to let you Read More…

3 Ways To Get Rid Of Your Gut Inflammation! | October 15th, 2018

Inflammation in the gut is probably one of the most irritating conditions one can have. It makes for a lot of trouble and can really be a test of patience. However, with some quick remedies and lifestyle changes, things can change for the better. If you are one them, then you too should follow this Read More…

Why Is A Liver Function Test Important? | October 13th, 2018

Our largest internal organ does a lot of things for us. From helping with fat digestion to blood clots and detoxification of blood, it has plenty of work to do. However, we do not take as much care of it as one should. Having spicy food or excess levels of fatty foods and alcohol can 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…

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