Understanding Lactose Intolerance And Why You Don’t Digest Milk Well? | September 13th, 2018

You might be one of those people who get into digestive fits every time you eat some dairy product. It has happened time and again and you must have wondered what is causing all of the problems? Well, chances are that you are suffering from a condition called lactose intolerance. What is lactose intolerance and Read More…

3 Things to keep in Mind if You Want to Avoid Food Poisoning! | September 8th, 2018

Food poisoning is a dangerous condition and one round of the disease can make you feel tired and drained out for a week after. However, it is not always true that food poisoning happens only because of contamination in food. There is bacteria all around us and if you are unaware, what goes into your Read More…

Pack Up On These Super Foods To Keep Your Gut Healthy! | September 6th, 2018

If you visit health blogs often, then you must have heard of the term superfood somewhere or the other. However, what are superfoods? Since the word food comes with the prefix ‘super’, there must be some criteria to it! To be honest, it is more of an advertisement thing – but some foods do have 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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