Can Vitamin D Reduce Your Risk for Colon Cancer?
A new study published in Gastroenterology suggests increased levels of vitamin D could help prevent colon cancer in adults under 50.
Our gastroenterologists and staff at Louisiana Endoscopy Center are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the 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).
Our board-certified GI doctors specialize in performing a myriad of GI procedures, including colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and upper endoscopy.
The physicians at Louisiana Endoscopy Center not only meet but exceed U.S. benchmarks for quality in colonoscopy. Our adenoma detection rate (ADR), the rate at which our GI doctors identify adenomatous colon polyps, surpasses the national benchmark of 25 percent. See Our Scores.
Additionally, our patients value the compassionate care they receive from our GI doctors and say they are likely to recommend our center for GI procedures.
If you are due for a colonoscopy or in need of a GI procedure, don’t put it off any longer. Give us a call today!
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