Irritable Bowel Syndrome And 5 Ways To Deal With It | February 16th, 2018

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or commonly referred to as IBS is a serious issue that affects millions every year. Though there can be many individual influences for IBs most commonly it arises due to complication from food. A sedentary lifestyle can also be a significant contributor to IBS. But whatever it may be, the pain and Read More…

The Top Qualities Every Gastroenterologist Should Possess | February 13th, 2018

If you have ever suffered from any digestive issues, you know that along with medicines, your doctor matters too. A correct doctor means correct treatment and we all know what happens if the treatment goes wrong! Gastrointestinal diseases are life-threatening when ignored. A gastroenterologist should possess certain traits, both personal and professional which only add Read More…

4 Types Of Foods That Are Enemies Of Your Gastrointestinal Health | January 31st, 2018

The food you eat has an immense impact on your quality of life. Whether or not you will be healthy depends completely on what you devour. When it comes to maintaining a healthy gut health, some foods are a treasure. However, there are many which can cause your digestive health go topsy-turvy. And no points 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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