Dr. Starpoli's Blog

Top 3 Tips for the Prevention and Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome

Posted by Rachel Jones on Jun 11, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Metabolic syndrome is a combination of high risk symptoms associated with the onset of diabetes and heart disease. You can suffer the accompanying high risk factors like high blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels, without having heart disease or diabetes. However, you are at higher risk of developing these diseases if you don't take steps to prevent or treat metabolic syndrome. The treatment for metabolic syndrome may also need to be slightly customized to help you reduce the risk factors without triggering gastrointestinal distress in patients who are also dealing with IBS or Celiac disease.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

exercise, dietary suggestions, treatment for metabolic syndrome

Obesity and Eating Habits

Posted by Rachel Jones on Feb 26, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Obesity is a serious and growing problem in the United States. According to the CDC, 35.7% of American adults are obese. Poor eating habits are a major contributor to obesity; by developing an awareness of these habits, you can take steps to improve your health.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

Obesity, exercise, high fiber

USA Today reports Hemorrhoids are Trending

Posted by Rachel Jones on Feb 26, 2013 2:54:00 PM

USA Today reports that while hemorrhoids aren't a popular topic of conversation, they are a popular search topic online. Read on:

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

exercise, fiber, dietary suggestions, hemorrhoids

The Impact of Regular Exercise on Colon Health & Cancer Survival

Posted by Rachel Jones on May 9, 2011 3:21:00 PM

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the US. The risk of developing colon cancer increases exponentially with age, with 90% of cases diagnosed in patients over the age of 50.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

colon cancer, colon polyps, exercise