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Newly updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening

The American Cancer Society’s newly updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening recommend that adults at average risk get screened starting at age 45 instead of 50, as previously advised. For more information please click here. These updated guidelines are likely a result of what seems to be a rise in colorectal cancer among… Read more »

Southeast Gastro leads support of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation with $18,000 commitment

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Southeast Gastro is dedicating critical funds to support local patients and families by sponsoring the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Alabama/NW Florida Chapter. Through the Foundation’s “Friends of the Foundation” program, which allows companies to be recognized for supporting multiple events in a calendar year, Southeast Gastro has committed to donating and fundraising $18,000 for the… Read more »

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Patients who do not have their gallbladders stop taking Viberzi IMMEDIATELY

Based on a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Southeast Gastro physicians are recommending patients with their gallbladders stop taking Viberzi IMMEDIATELY. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that Viberzi (eluxadoline), a medicine used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), should not be used in patients who do not… Read more »

CDC Recommendations for Hepatitis C

CDC Recommendations for Hepatitis C

Were you born from 1945 – 1965? People born during these years are 5x more likely to have hepatitis C. Yet most don’t know they’re infected because there are often no symptoms. Make an appointment today to get a blood test for hepatitis C, it could save your life. Of the estimated 3.2 million people chronically infected with… Read more »

Southeast Gastro proud to sponsor 2017 Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

“Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis” is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s largest fundraising event dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the 1.6 million American adults and children affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis—that’s one out of every 200 people! Southeast Gastro is proud to sponsor our local event in Birmingham! The local 2017 Take Steps Kickoff Celebration… Read more »

Southeast Gastro launches new responsive website

Southeast Gastro has launched a new responsive website which optimized for mobile devices as well as desktop viewing. The new site was designed to highlight the most common conditions treated by the practice. The new site structure has much more information for the patients and prospective patients to explore both the conditions and common procedures. We hope everyone enjoys… Read more »