Community Health Network

Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them—in hospitals, health pavilions, workplaces, schools and homes.

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Colon cancer and colonoscopy

Watch these videos from our doctors to learn more about who's at risk for colon cancer, how to prevent colon cancer and screening colonoscopy. For more information, please call Community Endoscopy Center at 317-621-2232.

Diseases that increase colon cancer risk

Recommended age for a colonoscopy

The Midwest lifestyle

Risk factors of colon cancer

Ways to prevent colon cancer

Acid reflux

Dr. Carlson discusses the common symptoms of acid reflux and treatment options, including diet modifications and over-the-counter medicines. An upper endoscopy test is performed to diagnose chronic acid reflux, which may be treated with prescription medications.

Digestive health information

Consult the following websites for more information about digestive health, conditions and screening options.

Centers for Disease Control - Colorectal Cancer
Learn more about colon cancer screenings

Community Physician Network Gastroenterology Care
For instructions prior to your procedure or for information about your doctor

High-Fiber Foods Chart
Look up high-fiber foods

National Digestive Diseases National Clearinghouse
List of digestive disorders, A-Z

Community Health Network health library: Digestive disorders
Digestive system overview, digestive disorders and procedures, colon cancer and more

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Health and wellness shopping

  • Wellspring Medical at Home for medical supplies and equipment
  • FigLeaf Boutique
  • Jasmine gift shop
  • Wellspring Pharmacy

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