The Importance of Magnesium Citrate for a Colonoscopy! | June 9th, 2018

If you are on your way to a colonoscopy, then there are a few things you should prepare for to make sure that the procedure is carried through without any sort of hindrance. This blog is going to discuss the importance of Magnesium Citrate in your prep for a colonoscopy and why you should take Read More…

4 Common GI Symptoms and How to Get Rid of Them? | June 5th, 2018

Gastrointestinal problems can be quite the pain if they are not handled properly with professional care. In fact, the pain of GI problems is something that everyone can connect to from the stomach in the wee hours of the morning, to severe diarrhea. So, how does one tackle the most common GI problems? This blog Read More…

5 Morning Habits that Can Help With Your Gut Problems! | June 3rd, 2018

Gut problems can be a pain if they start happening and in the long run, it opens the gates to a whole other level of diseases and illnesses that could take over your body. This is why most of these problems should be nipped in the bud, or, even better avoided with better life practices 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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