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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 6/3/2019

Hidden Referral Cost

Have you ever thought about the lack of transparency in healthcare? If you’re like the majority of people, you probably haven’t because you are used to being kept in the dark when it comes to medical services. Think about how nice it would be if health care pricing was as ...

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 6/3/2019

Quick guide to GI cancer prevention

Most digestive cancer are not common. Cancers of the stomach, pancreas, liver, and gallbladder are frequently diagnosed in individuals with a family history. Colorectal and esophageal cancers, however, are closely linked to lifestyle choice and age. Both colorectal and esophageal cancers are highly preventable and/or treatable when diagnosed early. How ...

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 5/10/2018

Save Money On Your Health Care Now & In The Future

Are You Wasting Money? The holidays offer plenty of ways for you to spend—and waste!—money. Yet millions of Americans waste money on something else at this time of year… …. their health care. Are You Wasting Money on Health Care Right Now? You could be wasting money if you have ...

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 10/4/2018

Dr. Jeff Bullock Featured on San Antonio Living

Gastroenterologist, Dr. Jeff Bullock from the San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates and Endoscopy Center sat down on San Antonio Living. Watch to hear about the importance of colonoscopy.

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 21/2/2018

HAVE YOU BEEN ON A PPI TOO LONG?

Are you taking a class of drug known as a PPI, or proton pump inhibitor? When this type of medication was introduced nearly 25 years ago, it was predicted to…

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 13/2/2018

GERD? ACID REFLUX? HEARTBURN? YOU NEED THIS

If you’re experiencing symptoms at least once a week or they are severe, see a gastroenterologist. If left untreated, GERD can lead to serious conditions, including Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer…

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 8/2/2018

THE GI GENDER DIVIDE: PART II

It’s much easier for men to maintain the muscles that aid digestion and men have a lower incidence of IBS. However, men have a slightly higher rate of colon cancer (4.7% vs. women’s 4.4%), and the incidence of polyps occurs at an earlier age…

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 8/2/2018

THE GI GENDER DIVIDE: PART I

Men and women are different in a lot of aspects, especially when it comes to the basics of physiology. In the case of GI health, there are several differences—differences that may require tailored testing, diagnosis, and treatment of certain …

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 8/2/2018

COLON CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU

Although 90 percent of colon cancers occur in those over 50 years of age, that doesn’t mean you’re not at risk if you’re younger. Colon cancer diagnoses in the 20-49 age group are on the rise, and often people of this age aren’t getting screenings, often leading to late-stage diagnosis.

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