Latest Articles by Gastroenterology Associates

LICDH Will Be Re-Opening On June 1

Gastroenterology Associates will continue telemedicine appointments for the foreseeable future, and Long Island Center for Digestive Health will re-open starting June 1, 2020.
May 26, 2020


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Maintaining Digestive Health During Lockdown

Lower your stress levels, purchase food in bulk directly from its source, prepare meals in advance, make smart takeout substitutions, and consult with your gastroenterologist to maintain optimal digestive health during the COVID-19 lockdown.
May 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has chased everyone indoors and limited our ability to do day-to-day tasks, such as grocery shopping. For some, this is simply an inconvenience, but if you’re one of the 60 to 70 million Americans living with a digestive disease, limited access to food can have serious consequences for your health and well-being.

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A Letter From Gastroenterology Associates and Long Island Center for Digestive Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the staff at Gastroenterology Associates would like to let our patients know: we're thinking of you.
April 29, 2020

To Our Patients,

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Gastroenterology Associates Will Provide Telemedicine Appointments During COVID-19

Gastroenterology Associates will provide telemedicine appointments for our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what you need to know.
April 24, 2020

The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced medical professionals nationwide to reconsider how to continue to care for their patients while preventing further infections.

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LICDH Discusses Colorectal Cancer In This Month's Good Housekeeping

LICDH's Dr. Leonard Stein discussed colon cancer and the clinic's patient-first mentality in the March issue of Good Housekeeping.
March 16, 2020

Just in time for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, LICDH was featured in the Long Island Healthcare Profiles section of both Good Housekeeping and Woman's Day.

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The Importance of Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Here's why you should know more about it.
March 11, 2020

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Regular screenings are key to early detection and prevention and can make all the difference.

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The Truth About GERD Treatment

There's no shortage of bad advice on GERD treatment out there. Here's what you really need to know about how to manage your chronic acid reflux.
March 05, 2020

When you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as chronic heartburn or acid reflux, finding the right treatment can be tricky. While there’s no shortage of internet advice on at-home treatments and alternative therapies, the truth is that GERD is best treated with the help of a professional.

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Is Esophageal Dilation Right for You?

Patients experiencing difficulty or pain swallowing food may benefit from esophageal dilation, a procedure in which a doctor carefully stretches the esophagus to ease discomfort from narrow passageways.
January 29, 2020

If you are experiencing difficulty or pain when swallowing food, you may have a condition that can be treated with esophageal dilation. The following is a helpful explainer about what this procedure involves, the types of conditions it can help treat, and more.

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