Tag: Dr. Leonard Baidoo

What’s the difference between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Both Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome can cause symptoms like stomach pain, diarrhea and fatigue. However, the two conditions are actually very different, and it's important to see a specialist for an accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment plan. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a world-renowned leader in the treatment of IBD, helps patients manage [...]

2024-03-27T08:27:45-06:00April 1st, 2024|

Colonoscopy 101: Here’s what to expect from this lifesaving screening exam

Colonoscopies are the best tool to prevent colon cancer or catch it in early stages when it is more easily treatable.  Regional One Health gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD is letting patients know what to expect from this common screening exam, which average-risk people should have starting at age 45. Dr. Baidoo says the test [...]

2024-03-19T07:20:32-06:00March 26th, 2024|

Want to avoid digestive issues over the holidays? Here’s what a gastroenterologist suggests

For patients with irritable bowel syndrome, the stress and food associated with the holiday season can cause flare-ups. If you're struggling with symptoms like stomach pain, bloating and diarrhea or constipation, talk to a gastroenterologist. They can help you reduce your symptoms by helping you avoid trigger foods, suggesting lifestyle changes, and prescribing medications. If [...]

2023-12-20T11:37:37-06:00December 19th, 2023|

During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, protect your health by learning about your screening needs and treatment options

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to encourage everyone to learn about their risk factors and access the screening they need. The American Cancer Society now recommends that average-risk patients have their first colonoscopy at age 45 to help prevent and detect colon cancer. At Regional One Health, we can help [...]

2022-03-01T08:02:43-06:00March 2nd, 2022|

Inflammatory Bowel Disease can impact sexuality and fertility, but proper medical care can help patients address their concerns

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which often shows up in a patient's teens, 20s or 30s, can have a significant impact on sexuality and fertility. Gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD talks with his patients about these issues to help them improve quality of life. Dr. Baidoo also helps patients make sure their IBD is well-managed, allowing them to [...]

2021-12-07T08:28:06-06:00January 4th, 2022|

What’s the difference between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Both Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome can cause symptoms like stomach pain, diarrhea and fatigue. However, the two conditions are actually very different, and it's important to see a specialist for an accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment plan. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a world-renowned leader in the treatment of IBD, helps patients manage [...]

2021-12-07T08:27:38-06:00December 21st, 2021|

I’m worried I have Inflammatory Bowel Disease. What can I expect when I talk to my physician?

If you're experiencing symptoms like stomach pain, diarrhea and blood in the stool, you could be suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Leonard Baidoo, MD, a gastroenterologist at Regional One Health, can help patients reach an accurate diagnosis and the optimal treatment for their condition. Dr. Baidoo is a world-renowned specialist in the treatment of IBD, [...]

2021-12-08T09:14:05-06:00December 8th, 2021|

Colonoscopy 101: Here’s what to expect from this lifesaving screening exam

Colonoscopies are the best tool to prevent colon cancer or catch it in early stages when it is more easily treatable.  Regional One Health gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD is letting patients know what to expect from this common screening exam, which average-risk people should have starting at age 45. Dr. Baidoo says the test is [...]

2021-09-29T06:56:17-06:00November 16th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: When should I have my first colonoscopy?

The American Cancer Society recently updated its recommendation for when average risk patients should have their first colonoscopy, lowering the age from 50 to 45. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a gastroenterologist at Regional One Health, said colonoscopies are the best way to prevent colon cancer or catch it when it is still treatable. He encourages patients [...]

2021-09-29T06:55:55-06:00November 2nd, 2021|

New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center aims to establish Regional One Health as a leader in treating Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis

World-renowned Inflammatory Bowel Disease specialist Leonard Baidoo, MD has joined the team at Regional One Health to treat conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He plans to establish a world-class IBD Center that provides the type of cohesive, ongoing care that patients with a chronic condition require. Along with delivering exceptional medical treatment, [...]

2021-05-28T08:04:59-06:00May 28th, 2021|