March 2023 March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month You might think you have plenty of time to schedule a colonoscopy, but this is what time can cost: The five-year survival rate of colorectal cancer is 64%. If caught early, it’s 91%. Colorectal cancer develops slowly. There’s just a 24% chance that a pea-sized polyp [...]
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The gallbladder may be the least understood of all your body parts, but it sure knows how to make itself known. Exhibit A: Those galling stones. This painful ailment, which is diagnosed in nearly 1 million Americans a year, typically serves as the introduction to the otherwise unassuming organ. Our stomachs grumble and our [...]
By Dr. Said Nabhan - To the rejoicing of guts everywhere, 2023 might not be the year of the glazed bacon doughnut. Half of the U.S. population has resolved to eat healthier in 2023, Statista reports. So out with the doughnuts, and in with the apples. But how many of these healthier eaters, we [...]
In early November, Cincinnati GI performed its first artificial intelligence-assisted colonoscopies using Medtronic's GI Genius module, making it the only endoscopy center in the greater Cincinnati area offering the technology.
By Greg Schooler, Chief Operating Officer As we close another calendar year, I’m reflecting on the past 12 months and all that we – and our patients – have accomplished. Following are four “gifts” we cherish most from 2022. Gift 1: Our access to transformative technologies. In November, our physicians performed the first colonoscopies [...]
December 2022 Your Diet Affects More Than Just Your GI System You already know that what you eat affects your gut. Now comes a study that suggests your diet can also affect your ability to concentrate and remember things. The study from Brazil indicated that middle-aged people who ate more ultra-processed foods – white [...]
Cincinnati, Ohio (October 27, 2022) – For the third consecutive year, The Anderson Endoscopy Center, owned and operated by Cincinnati GI, has been recognizedon Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Cincinnati GI is a specialty physician group focused on diagnosing and treating conditions and diseases of the digestive tract. This year, Cincinnati [...]
October 2022 5 Tips to Eat More Plants – Your Gut Will Thank You It’s not just a fad. Research shows that boosting the number of plant-based foods in your diet can improve digestion and help ward off some cancers. An estimated 11% of Americans are either vegetarian or vegan (the latter not eating [...]
By Dr. Ganesh Kakarlapudi - When it comes to your health, a hill of beans is worth more than you might think. It might add up to seven Super Bowls and other accolades. Just look to quarterback Tom Brady, performer Jennifer Lopez, and actor Brad Pitt. They all adhere to diets that are mostly [...]