Garner P. Johnson, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, of Capital District Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates, has joined St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates. A board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeon, Dr. Johnson practices colon and rectal surgery, treating a wide range of diseases and disorders of the small intestines, colon, rectum, and anus. [...]
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, but they require different treatments. Finding the right treatment can reduce inflammation, heal the intestine, and help you live symptom free. [...]
IBD is a chronic immune response which causes inflammation of the GI tract. The two most common IBDs are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. [...]
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) and how it can be prevented or best treated. [...]
Nearly everyone experiences the occasional stomachache, or GI tract upset. But for the approximately 1.3 million Americans living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, there is little to no rest from these uncomfortable, embarrassing, and often life-disrupting symptoms.