Dr. Vivek Trivedi receives Barrett’s Endotherapy STAR Certification

Dr. Vivek Trivedi of Piedmont HealthCare Comprehensive Digestive Care Center in Statesville completes and receives Barrett’s Endotherapy STAR Certification through the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Enrollment in this certification requires accredited training in gastroenterology or surgery, a minimum of 250 hours of upper endoscopies performed, and proficiency in endoscopic dilation, hemostasis, injection techniques and…

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Making the Connection Between a Healthy Gut and a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month – and a good time to note a connection between your gut and heart health. Healthy eating helps you maintain good gastrointestinal health. This same healthy diet can also keep your heart and cardiovascular system functioning properly. Additionally, it’s possible that the bacteria in your gut play a role in…