Digestive Diseases Center
Digestive Diseases Center is a single–specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the Florida Panhandle. Our practice consists of five Board Certified Gastroenterologists. We have three office locations and a free-standing endoscopy center, Northwest Florida Gastroenterology Center, to serve our patients. Our Board Certified physicians specialize in treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel disease (IBS), Barrett’s Esophagus and disease of the liver and pancreas. Additionally, our physician’s perform colonoscopies and endoscopies for screening and diagnostic purposes in the area’s only surgery center specializing solely in gastrointestinal procedures.
If you are looking for advanced, comprehensive patient care, call Digestive Diseases Center for an appointment. Appointments for new patients are available within 24 hours.
5 Natural Sources of Probiotics
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Socioeconomic Disparities in Colon Cancer Deaths
The American Cancer Society reports that half of all premature colon cancer deaths in Americans aged 25 to 64 are linked to ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic inequalities, and therefore could be prevented.
Increasing Fiber Could Lower Your Weight
Findings in a recent study indicate that increasing your intake of dietary fiber can actually promote weight loss and encourage healthier eating overall.
Oral Drug Prevents Colon Polyps in Recent Animal Study
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