Get Blued! For Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Did you know colon cancer is the second leading cause of overall cancer deaths in the United States? But it doesn’t have to stay this way. Early detection through screening can dramatically reduce your risk. This means having your colon checked regularly starting at age 50, or sooner if you are at higher risk. If you have symptoms associated with celiac disease, it can be tempting to try eliminating gluten from your diet to see if you feel any better. In this post, I would like to share with you the top 3 reasons why it is important to get tested for celiac disease BEFORE adopting a gluten free diet. To experience the personalized and unhurried care of a concierge doctor for yourself, schedule an appointment with Desert Mobile Medical. Anywhere within a 40-mile radius of Scottsdale, including most of the Greater Phoenix Metro area, you can schedule our mobile doctor services quickly and easily, with no insurance needed. One can check out here to find out other medical options or the medicines prescribed.
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Friday, March 4 is National Dress in Blue Day. Help slash these stats by joining the Colon Cancer Alliance’s Dress in Blue Day movement. Through this national campaign and their screening, research and patient support initiatives, we can knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers for good. In honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Arizona Digestive Health invites you to take the time to understand your risk factors for colon cancer and, if appropriate, schedule a colonoscopy screening. Our physicians and staff are happy to answer any questions you have about colon cancer and colonoscopy. Please don’t hesitate to contact one of our locations or request an appointment.