John Andretti and the Fight Against Colon Cancer

Racing enthusiasts all over the country were devastated this week at the news of John Andretti’s passing. After a three-year-long battle, Andretti, aged 56, finally succumbed to stage 4 colon cancer. John Andretti was nephew to racing legend Mario, son to racer Aldo,...

Get Your Rear in Gear – Savannah

Get Your Rear in Gear – Savannah   Gastroenterology Consultants of Savannah is excited to be the presenting sponsor of this year’s Get Your Rear in Gear Savannah 5K Run/Walk. Funds generated through this race will be allocated through the...

Leaky Gut: What It Is and How to Heal It

What Is Leaky Gut? Leaky gut is a condition of the digestive system in which bacteria and toxins leak out through the walls of the intestines into the bloodstream. When it is working correctly, the lining of the intestines forms a barrier that allows helpful...

The Liver: Structure, Function, and Disease

Where is the Liver? Your liver is a large organ located mainly in the upper right section of your abdomen. It is located just below the diaphragm. The diaphragm is the muscular tissue that separates the chest and the abdomen. The liver is the largest solid organ in...

Everything You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

Colon cancer affects both men and women and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Learning about the early symptoms of colon cancer is undoubtedly important knowledge; however, colon cancer doesn’t often show warning signs until after it...

The Health Dangers of Colon Cleansing

Nearly every patient with access to the internet has heard of fads such as detoxes and colon cleanses. The information surrounding them can be compelling. Who wouldn’t want to be in optimal health and keep their colon healthy with something as reputable-sounding as...