New Study Says Sugar Can Increase Risk for Colitis and IBD
According to recent research, a high-sugar diet could be one of the main culprits for an increased incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
According to recent research, a high-sugar diet could be one of the main culprits for an increased incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).Read More
African Americans, especially under 50, are at higher risk of being diagnosed with colon cancer and dying from the disease than Caucasian Americans, according to a new study from Colorectal Cancer.Read More
Drinking coffee could extend survival time in patients with colorectal cancer, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.Read More
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The gastroenterologists and staff at Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the greater New Orleans community in our quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases, including Crohn’s Disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates is skilled in performing a myriad of digestive procedures, including colonoscopy, esophageal dilation, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy and small bowel enteroscopy.
Our gastroenterologists not only meet but exceed U.S. benchmarks for quality in colonoscopy. See Our Scores Here.
Additionally, our patients value the compassionate care they received from our GI doctors and say they are likely to recommend our center for GI procedures. 89 percent of patients report satisfaction, and 86 percent say they are likely to recommend us to family and friends. See what they had to say here.
When it comes to reviews, our patients highly rate the care they received from our doctors and staff, commending us on our professionalism and friendliness. One patient provided this five-star review: “The staff at Metro GI is diversified, which is important in metro New Orleans. They are very warm and friendly. I felt as though I was a member of their family. Their demeanor, while pleasantly relaxed, presented a very professional milieu; this balance was truly refreshing.”