Know the 4 Benefits of Papaya that help Keep Your GI Tract Healthy! | August 18th, 2018

The papaya is a tropical food that is eaten and revered all over the world as one of the best things for your gastrointestinal tract. But why? What makes the papaya such a good fruit? If you are interested to find these answers, then this blog is going to be your guide. Originating from Central Read More…

How to Maintain your Diet after a Cholecystectomy? | August 14th, 2018

Cholecystectomy is the removal of the gallbladder due to gall stones and is the 8th most common operative procedure in the United States. The procedure is not very complicated and is often carried out through laparoscopy, but patients might face some discomfort later. In this blog, we are going to let you in on how Read More…

Knowing More About Proctitis – The Lesser Known Disease! | August 11th, 2018

Even if you have not heard about proctitis, you have most surely felt it. The disease is one of the most common GI problems and can affect anyone. It is not one that attracts a lot of attention, but it does make your life uncomfortable. How you ask? Ever felt a burning sensation while taking Read More…

Cologuard Technology

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3.2.15

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

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9.12.14

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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