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Dale Rosenberg, MD

Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Many people who develop colorectal cancer have no symptoms during the early stages of the disease, which is why it is often discovered when it is too late. Fortunately, a simple screening […]

Ben Lazarus, DO

Dr. Lazarus on Colon Cancer: “We Can Actually Do Something to Change the Trajectory”

Colonoscopy can make all the difference. March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Join Dr. Ben Lazarus of Regional Gi as he talks with Brendon Leslie of Blue Ridge News 11 (Ephrata, PA) about the benefits of colonoscopy screening. The prep is much easier than many people think. And colonoscopy can help prevent the second […]

Regional Gi

Caring for the digestive health needs of Lancaster County for more than 40 years, but now as one practice. We have exciting news for you: after more than 40 years of service to Lancaster County and nearby communities, Lancaster Gastroenterology Inc. (LGI) and Regional Gastroenterology Associates of Lancaster, LTD (RGAL) have joined to form a […]

Digestive Friendly Holiday Meal

A large part of most holidays is sharing a meal with friends and family. These meals most commonly consist of rich ingredients that make us feel heavy, bloated, and uncomfortable afterwards. Enjoy your classic holiday meal without the uncomfortable aftermath by limiting difficult-to-digest carbohydrates. According to the Digestive Health Institute, limiting the types of carbs […]

Foods to Avoid Constipation

Battling constipation, or looking to avoid constipation entirely? One thing that can help ease symptoms of constipation or avoid it entirely, is your diet. The key to a healthy diet that will regulate your bowel movements, is fiber. So how do you implement more fiber into your diet? According to the National Institute of Diabetes […]

Diagnosis & Treatment of Constipation

For those struggling with constipation, immediate diagnosis and treatment is imperative. Diagnosing constipation is most often based on the patients prevailing symptoms and bowel habits. Following the initial diagnosis, your gastroenterologist may order laboratory tests to rule out underlying medical conditions. Further diagnosis may require x-ray examination or colonoscopy. Once a diagnosis is completed by […]