April 05, 2023
During the awareness month of March, many organizations and the media pay added attention to issues related to colorectal cancer. At MNGI Digestive Health, we are committed to increasing the level of understanding throughout the entire year. The American Cancer Society reports that there is a 5-year relative survival rate of 90% when colorectal cancer is found at an early stage before it has…
January 31, 2023
New Year, New Career: Become a MNGI Caregiver in 2023! MNGI Digestive Health is a nationally recognized leader in gastroenterology diagnosis, quality, and care. We are committed to providing patients with the best in patient care. Since its beginnings 50 years ago, MNGI has grown to become one of the largest specialty GI practices in the nation, leading not only in premier gastroenterology care…
July 08, 2022
Celebrities experience medical emergencies just like the rest of us. Last week, Blink-182 drummer, Travis Barker, was hospitalized for complications after a routine endoscopic procedure. During his endoscopy, a polyp was removed in a sensitive area which ended up damaging a section of his pancreatic drainage system. This resulted in pancreatitis, a rare complication of this type of procedure.
April 14, 2021
There are many factors that can contribute to a person’s chance of developing colorectal cancer. Race and ethnicity, age, personal health history, and lifestyle are common factors, but family history can also play a major role in your cancer risk.
February 12, 2021
February is known as the month of love – love for your partner, love for your family and friends, but most importantly love for yourself. Self-love comes in many forms and taking care of your body is one of them! There are so many things you can do to speak your gut’s love language and show it some love this Valentine’s Day season. The Registered Dietitians at MNGI Digestive Health offer these…
January 29, 2021
  MNGI Digestive Health has the best gastroenterology providers in the business. Their accomplishments are not only recognized by patients, colleagues, and others in the industry, but also by national associations.
January 20, 2021
The Gastroenterologists with MNGI Digestive Health get to know so much about their patients, but the patients don’t always get to know much about their doctors. This new blog series provides a chance to learn a little bit more about the caring physicians who are caring for you.
January 11, 2021
At the start of any new year, many of us make commitments to ourselves for healthier, happier living. Some of those commitments stick and some of them fade away. One such commitment that has gained traction and attention is “Dry January”, where people pledge to eliminate the consumption of alcohol from their daily lives for the entire month of January.
November 30, 2020
MNGI Digestive Health’s Woodbury Endoscopy Center has received the “Guardian of Excellence” award from Press Ganey for consistent high-level performance in Patient Experience. The Woodbury location earned this award by scoring in the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction surveys for the overall facility rating, as measured in four consecutive quarters in a rolling 12-month period. For 35 years…
November 18, 2020
Make your voice heard! The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently published a draft recommendation to lower the screening age for colorectal cancer (CRC) to 45 years old for average-risk individuals. This would be a change from the current recommendation to start screening at age 50, and the USPSTF is seeking input on these recommendations through November 23rd.