Stress and Digestion: A Tug of War You Don’t Know about | August 31st, 2018

Stress is your body’s way to say that it cannot handle more of whatever is happening around you. It’s a code red of sorts. If your body was a super-secret laboratory (which it is, because we still haven’t figured out a lot of things), then the stress call would be a wobbling and screaming red Read More…

Fat, Fit, Or Both: Digging Into The Reality Underneath! | August 29th, 2018

Overweight people are considered unhealthy at sight – and while this might be true in most cases, it is not a law. Fat people can be fit and the two do not have to contradict each other, if the right criteria is met. But, if you are overweight, how do you know what is what? Read More…

What Are The Common Signs And Symptoms Of Gastrointestinal Disorders? | August 27th, 2018

Gastrointestinal disorders can be a pain and even pave way for more things to go wrong in our body. A healthy gut is the key to a healthy mind and that is why, we should consult a specialist, whenever we see any of the common signs and symptoms. But, how do you know what these 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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