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April 12, 2019

Bucket List Blues. A.K.A., Three Signs You May Have IBS

By: Christopher P. Shaver, MD, Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates Do you have a bucket list? A sneak peek at my current bucket list includes a college basketball final four, a Holy Land experience and a kayak trip to the Galapagos Islands.

March 2, 2018

10 Habits of Gastrointestinal Health

10 Habits of Gastrointestinal Health By: Christopher P. Shaver, MD, Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates 1. Control all of your “other” medical conditions. Many chronic diseases negatively influence your intestinal tract: think poorly controlled diabetes, undertreated cardiovascular diseases, thyroid disorders, obesity, and

November 15, 2017

Hepatitis C: Are You at Risk?

David M. Fettig, MD, Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates Hepatitis C is a virus that affects the liver. In fact, it is the most common blood-borne infection and affects about 3.5 million people in the U.S. It is commonly called a silent