Welcome to GI Health News!

GI Health News is an informative site for topics relating to gastrointestinal disorders and GI health. Dr. Michael Stiff, board certified gastroenterologist from Westerville, Ohio, has recommended and approved these articles for the education of his patients and others who would like to learn more about GI disorders and GI health.The articles in this site are written by Vickie Kurtz who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and over 15 years of experience in the gastroenterology field. We hope you enjoy these topics and find answers to questions you may have about GI health.

This is an ongoing website and new articles will be added each month.


This Month's Article: 

Know Your Colonoscopy Type Before You Have Your Procedure
               Screening vs. Surveillance vs. Diagnostic

Articles by topic: 
Find information on GI disorders and GI health categorized by topic

Anal cancer
Barrett's Esophagus
Celiac disease - celiac sprue, gluten sensitivity
Colon Cleansing
Colon polyps
Colorectal cancer
Eosiniphilic Esophagitis
FAQ's and Health Tips
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - GERD
Heart Attack and Stroke
IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Linzess for IBS-C and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
Lynch Syndrome and Colorectal Cancer
Rifaximin (Xifaxan)
SIBO - Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
The low FODMAP diet for IBS
Upper Endoscopy - EGD

Recommended links:
Find links to professional organizations for more information on gastrointestinal disorders and health



Disclaimer :The content of this website is not intended to replace the services of a physician. The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use the information on this website for treating or diagnosing a medical condition. Readers should consult their own professional health care provider before using any information on this website. If you have or feel you have an urgent medical condition, consult your physician or dial 911. Any applications of the suggestions in this website are at the reader's discretion.