Digestive Disease Week

Healio brings you the highlights from Digestive Disease Week. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from DDW, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Crohn’s patients with higher Remicade levels may not benefit from azathioprine

May 22, 2017
CHICAGO — Patients with Crohn’s disease who have high serum concentrations of Remicade may not see additional clinical benefits from…
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World IBD Day: Healio recaps top IBD research shared at DDW

May 19, 2017
May 19 is World IBD Day. Created during Digestive Disease Week 2010, World IBD Day is coordinated by the European Federation of Crohn’s and…
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Crohn’s patients treated with anti-TNFs have lower risk for death than those treated with corticosteroids

May 18, 2017
CHICAGO — Patients with Crohn’s disease who were treated with anti-TNF agents showed significantly lower risks for death, cardiovascular…
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VIDEO: Simplified text message-based telemedicine system improves adherence in IBD patients

May 17, 2017
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video, Raymond Cross, MD, associate professor of medicine in the department of gastroenterology and hepatology…

FDgard rapidly improves functional dyspepsia symptoms

May 17, 2017
CHICAGO — FDgard, a medical food containing caraway oil/l-Menthol designed to help manage functional dyspepsia, showed symptom reduction and…
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AGA President: 7 new developments in celiac disease, wheat sensitivity

May 16, 2017
CHICAGO — At the AGA Presidential Plenary at Digestive Disease Week, newly appointed AGA President Sheila Crowe, MD, from University of…
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Linx more effective than PPIs for treating regurgitation in GERD

May 15, 2017
CHICAGO — Magnetic sphincter augmentation using the Linx device was more effective than proton pump inhibitor therapy for treating…
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VIDEO: Liver disease topics discussed at DDW include HCV, NAFLD, statins

May 12, 2017
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, Norah Terrault, MD, MPH, discusses the topics reviewed during a press…
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Gut microbiota associated with impaired cognitive function post-LT

May 12, 2017
CHICAGO — Cognitive function improves in most patients who undergo liver transplantation for cirrhosis, according to a presentation at…
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VIDEO: Older age, more severe IBS linked to relapse after treatment with Xifaxan

May 12, 2017
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, Mark Pimentel, MD, executive director of the Medically Associated Science and…

Meeting Calendar

Digestive Disease Week

May 6, 2017 - May 9, 2017

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