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  • The Connection Between Diet and Gastrointestinal Health
    Your gastrointestinal system helps digest the foods you eat and convert them into nutrients and substances to fuel your body. Your colon gets rid of the waste products from foods, Read more
  • Common Gastrointestinal Disorders and Their Treatments
    Your gastrointestinal system is important to your daily life and when you’re dealing with issues with it, it can really impact your ability to function on a daily basis. There Read more
  • Early Signs of Colon Cancer
    Alaska Digestive and Liver Disease Center is proud to have four seasoned and leading gastroenterology/internist doctors who believe that prevention is the best option for possible colon cancer. Patients can accomplish Read more
  • The Benefits of Early Detection: How Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Lives
    Colon cancer screening is an important diagnostic tool that can save your life. It’s a simple test that can help diagnose colorectal cancer in its early stages when it is Read more
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    Occasional feelings of heartburn are normal, but if you suffer from heartburn frequently, your heartburn could actually be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as GERD. Your gastroenterologist Read more
  • What Is Ulcerative Colitis?
    Ulcerative colitis, also known as inflammatory bowel disease or IBD, is a painful medical condition which affects your colon. It’s caused by abnormal functioning of your immune system. Ulcerative colitis Read more
  • When Do I Need a Colon Cancer Screening?
    In the U.S. in 2022 alone, there were 106,180 people diagnosed with new cases of colorectal cancer. When this cancer is caught early, the five-year survival rate is 91 percent. Read more
  • Understanding Liver Disease
    Liver disease can be a scary diagnosis. Unfortunately, it’s also a common medical condition. Seeing the right specialist can make all the difference in how you manage liver disease. A Read more
  • Colon Cancer Screening: What To Expect
    In 2020, colon cancer affected almost 150,000 people, and most of the cases occurred in people who are 65 years or older. Early detection of colorectal cancer is important for Read more
  • Are You Dealing With Loss of Appetite?
    You need to eat nutritious foods to stay healthy. Nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats, and carbohydrates fuel your body, providing you with the energy you need to live. If you’ve ever Read more
  • GERD Vs. Heartburn
    If you've ever had the sensation that something is stuck in your throat, dry cough, or a burning feeling that gets worse after a large meal, you've likely experienced heartburn, Read more
  • Healthy Lifestyle With IBS
    Do you suffer from chronic stomach or abdominal pain? If so, you could have a treatable condition known as irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. Your gastroenterologist is an expert at Read more
  • Reasons You May Need an Endoscopy
    An endoscopy is a vital diagnostic procedure gastroenterologists use to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions affecting your upper digestive system. An endoscopy allows your gastroenterologist to view Read more
  • Are You Struggling With Crohn’s Disease?
    Crohn’s disease can dramatically impact your life. When you are in fear of eating the wrong foods or having a painful attack, it can make you want to stay home Read more
  • Why Is a Colonoscopy Recommended?
    Is it time for me to schedule a colonoscopy? According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the US. While we have seen a Read more
  • Benefits of Having a Gastroenterologist
    Your digestive system is important. It handles the food you eat, breaking down the food into energy for your body to use. Your digestive system also gets rid of the Read more

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  • "From my first phone call to his office and subsequent video conferencing with Dr. McClendon did I realize that I had got the right Doctor. My interaction with his staff and him were amazing. For a person that is anxious and reluctant to go to doctors, they made me feel at ease."
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