Chef Jamie Oliver has become a pioneer for food education in children. He was recognized as a 2010 TED prize-winner for these efforts in the war against obesity. #mantasmd Visit www.mantasmd.com to learn more about nutrition and obesity.
Fact: Colon Cancer is 2nd only to Lung Cancer as the Leading Cause of Cancer Death in the US In the News: Recent studies indicate that Epi proColon has marginal sensitivity (68.2-73.3%) and specificity (78.8-81.5%) when compared to gold standard colonoscopy. To date colonoscopy is not only the definitive test for the diagnosis of colon
Fact: Colon Cancer is the #1 Preventable Cause of Cancer Death Are you at increased risk for colon cancer? If you answer yes to any of the following you may need a colonoscopy. • Age > 50 Years Old • Family History of Colon Polyps or Colon Cancer • Change in Bowel Habits • Abdominal
FDA recently announced the first major amendment to the Nutritional Facts Label since its formal inception in 1993. Changes will take effect on July 26th 2018 and include: (1) addition of a line disclosing “added sugar” if present and removal of line indicating “calories from fat” emphasizing the importance of added sugar to our obesity
After an extensive nomination and research process Dr. Alexander Mantas was selected by his peers to the 2016 Texas Super Doctors ® Rising Stars ℠ List published in the July 2016 issue of Texas Monthly. This distinction is given to only the top 2.5% of physicians in their field. #mantasmd Visit www.mantasmd.com to learn more
Given his expertise in the field of gastroenterology Dr. Mantas was chosen by HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver to be one of their future medical experts. Tune in Sunday evenings 10pm central time on HBO.#mantasmd Visit www.mantasmd.com to learn more about the world of gastroenterology.
Colorectal cancer remains the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in the US. A recent study by the Mayo Clinic and the University of Michigan Ann Arbor found that 15% of colorectal cancers are diagnosed in people UNDER the age of 50 AND often present with advanced stage disease suggesting a need for improved risk