IBD

Unmasking the Origins of IBD

June 14, 2018

Call for studies on biological and environmental factors driving differences between ethnicities and between immigrants versus non-immigrants

U.S. Cities Consider Supervised Injection Sites

May 31, 2018

Safe injection facilities can reduce overdoses, disease transmission, and public drug use

IBD: Exercise May Reduce Risk and Improve Symptoms

May 17, 2018

Data needed to clarify specific activity regimens for individual patients

HCV Infection in Teens on the Rise

May 3, 2018

Second-wave epidemic

Open for public comment: management of mild-moderate UC guideline

April 24, 2018

Review and submit your feedback by Monday, May 21.

Supervised injection sites gain ground in US

April 19, 2018

Evidence shows they can reduce overdose deaths and HIV and viral hepatitis transmission.

Lo mejor de la DDW 2018

April 17, 2018

Join us on June 5 in Washington, D.C., as part of AGA’s international program for DDW and gain practical, take home information in your own language.
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Psychotherapy helps patients with chronic digestive disorders

April 17, 2018

New AGA Clinical Practice Update explains benefits of psycho- gastroenterology for patients.

Leading patient, professional organizations announce funding to improve communications, address IBD shared decision-making

April 17, 2018

Funding recipients will address ways to improve shared decision-making and effective health communications.

Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

Final days to save on AGA Postgraduate Course

April 10, 2018

Early bird deadline is April 18 – last chance to save $75.

APPs: Enhance your delivery of patient care

March 28, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will be held this summer in Chicago.

CMS announces infliximab biosimilar coding changes

March 26, 2018

Effective April 1, codes are available to identify specific versions of the biosimilar administered.

NAFLD May Be Easier to Prevent than Treat

March 22, 2018

Several new agents in the pipeline for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, but weight loss remains key

Choose from 30 breakout sessions at the 2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

March 21, 2018

Delve deeper into specific clinical topics that interest you and get concrete action items that can be immediately implemented into your practice.

Debating the case for proactive therapeutic drug monitoring in IBD

March 19, 2018

It may improve outcomes, but without evidence-based recommendations, it's not ready for prime time.

Fact or Fiction? Sorting Out Common Misconceptions About Ulcerative Colitis to Improve Patient Care

March 19, 2018

In this webcast, gaming and case studies are used to debunk misconceptions about ulcerative colitis and provide evidence and best practices to pave the way for better patient outcomes.

Best Practices in IBD: Differential Diagnosis

March 15, 2018

This activity outlines the different pathophysiologic processes and symptoms that differentiate IBD and from functional bowel disorders such as IBS, and it reviews AGA’s Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis “Clinical Care Pathways.”

Best Practices in IBD: Diagnostic Workup

March 15, 2018

This activity takes learners through the multiple tools for the diagnostic workup, including serologic testing for markers of inflammation, colonoscopy, ileoscopy, capsule endoscopy, small-bowel and colonic biopsies, and small-bowel radiologic imaging.

Save the date for the 2019 Crohn's & Colitis Congress

March 15, 2018

Build a powerful network with IBD thought-leaders and discover cutting-edge research at the Bellagio in Las Vegas Feb. 7-9, 2019.

Best Practices in IBD: Treatment Approaches

March 15, 2018

In this activity, Russell D. Cohen, MD, AGAF, FACG, outlines the principles of IBD management in the context of a case scenario of a patient with ulcerative colitis.

Pfizer to fund 6 pilot IBD projects through the AGA Research Foundation

March 15, 2018

Awards will support investigators exploring new research directions in inflammatory bowel disease.

Best Practices in IBD: Long-term Management of IBD

March 15, 2018

This activity outlines the role of the multidisciplinary care team in long-term monitoring and ensuring the patient’s overall health needs are addressed and aligned with the primary care quality metrics identified by CMS.

When IBS Overlaps with IBD

Feb. 22, 2018

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in remission but with persistent symptoms respond well to therapies for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).