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To all our valued patients at Digestive Healthcare Center and Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgical Center Your health and safety are important to us. To help protect patients and staff, we have designated Digestive Healthcare Center and Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgical Center as a Patient and Staff “SAFE ZONE.” Our SAFE ZONE is defined by the safety […]

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What is Colorectal Cancer? At Digestive Healthcare Center, our team of expert gastroenterologists strives to ensure that patients have all the information they need to promote long term digestive health. In the case of certain gastroenterological conditions such as colorectal cancer, screening is incredibly important. Colorectal cancer starts in the colon (large intestine) or rectum. […]

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What is Gastroparesis? At Digestive Healthcare Center, we want to ensure that patients have information about an array of digestive health conditions, to promote positive gastrointestinal health year-round. One such condition is gastroparesis, which is a digestive condition that affects the motility of the muscles in your stomach. Normally, after you swallow, the muscles within […]

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Eating healthy does not mean you have to eat boring, bland meals! There are plenty of flavor-packed recipes that you can cook that will help boost your weight loss. No matter if you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even a snack along your weight loss journey, our recipes are the perfect balance of nutritious […]

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No matter what year it is, one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions is to lose weight and be overall healthier. In order for your resolution to come to life, you need to set a plan on how you can be healthier in 2020. What do you need to focus on that will help […]

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The holiday season is often extremely difficult for those with dietary restrictions. When surrounded by friends, family, and all your favorite foods, it can be hard resisting the foods that make you feel your stomach turn. If you are suffering from IBS or another digestive issue that calls for a low FODMAP diet, have no […]

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What is a Low FODMAP Diet?  FODMAP is an acronym that stands for Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And Polyols. These are short-chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols that are poorly absorbed by the small intestine, resulting in abdominal pain, gas, bloating and discomfort for some populations that are sensitive. A low FODMAP diet consists of low […]

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Living with digestive disorders can be extremely frustrating, uncomfortable, and even detrimental to your quality of life. Certain carbohydrates, or FODMAPs (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols), have been linked to gastrointestinal disorders, which are resistant to digestion and not properly absorbed by the body. These short-chain carbohydrates may cause disorders like IBS and symptoms […]

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We all know the saying, “you are what you eat.” Unfortunately for many people, your body may not let this adage be the case. If you have recently been diagnosed with malabsorption syndrome or think that you may be suffering from it, here’s five things you should know.  1. Malabsorption Syndrome Affects the Small Intestine […]

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Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancers are what colon cancer and rectal cancer are typically referred to when discussed together. Cancer of the colon is located specifically in the large intestine, and cancer of the rectum occurs in the last several inches of the colon. Generally, colon cancer is the result of benign polyps that become cancerous over time. Regular […]

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