This Diagnosis is made by blood testing.
This includes routine laboratory testing and for some patients imaging of the liver every 6 months. Documenting and monitoring health of the liver is of utmost importance as it is a vital organ.
Evaluation of esophagus, stomach, and beginning of the small intestine. An Upper Endoscopy can diagnose Barrett’s esophagus, gastric ulcers, celiac disease and H Pylori.
Screening for the general population begins at the age of 50. Exam visualizes the entire colon. The goal of testing is to reduce colon cancer risk.
The evaluation may include endoscopy testing, Labs, and imaging focused on specific GI complaint and diagnosis for the patient.