Author Archives: Michael Covalciuc

Michael Covalciuc

About Michael Covalciuc

Michael A. Covalciuc, M.D., M.P.H., is director of the Mayo Executive Health Program at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.

Watch For Signs That Gluten-Rich Foods Are Affecting Your Health

Gluten-rich bread

Digestive symptoms are common. Most are transitory or respond to simple changes in diet or lifestyle. However, for some people digestive symptoms can be chronic, severe and cause significant impairment to their quality of life. One such condition is Celiac disease; also known as Celiac Sprue, Nontropical Sprue or Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy.  Celiac disease is an… Read More →

A Personal Health Plan Includes Screening Tests

Routine screening tests can be one of the most important personal health strategies

Everyone should develop a lifetime plan to stay healthy. A healthy lifestyle, an understanding of personal health risks and the appropriate use of screening tests are all important parts of a plan. Routine screening tests can be one of the most important personal health strategies.  Screening tests are designed to detect disease or risk factors… Read More →