November is American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease and other health problems if it’s not controlled. The disease occurs when your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. One in 11 Americans has…

What Are the Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer?

According to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), most early colorectal cancers produce no symptoms. This is why screening for colorectal cancer is so important. Some possible symptoms, listed below, do not always indicate the presence of colorectal cancer, but should a visit with your physician and a check-up: ❏ New onset of abdominal pain ❏ Blood in…

Meet Our Gastroenterologists

Piedmont HealthCare Gastroenterologists pictured left to right: Vivek Trivedi, MD, Joseph A. Petrozza, MD, FACP, Robert W. Reindollar, MD, FACG, FAASLD, and Carl A. Foulks, Jr., MD.  Piedmont HealthCare gastroenterologists perform colonoscopy examinations and comprehensive consultative services providing complete, accurate, and thorough care for patients with gastrointestinal conditions. Gastroenterology is the study of the normal…

Piedmont HealthCare Supports March of Dimes 2016

Piedmont HealthCare is proud to sponsor of March of Dimes again this year.The goal for the 2016 Iredell/Lake Norman March of Dimes is $140,000. The Piedmont HealthCare (PHC) fundraising committee includes members: Andrea Price – team captain, Rejena Jordan, Amber Benfield, Lindsay Hill, Kim Harrison and Ashley Pennell. Some of the onging PHC events underway throughout all of our Piedmont HealthCare offices…