Advances in IBD

Healio brings you the highlights from the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AIBD, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: Mental health professionals play key role in IBD care

November 11, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, Laurie A. Keefer, PhD, director of psychobehavioral research within the…
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Etrolizumab shows promise in Crohn’s disease

November 11, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Etrolizumab, a dual-action, gut-selective anti-integrin antibody, led to endoscopic and symptom improvements in patients with…
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Cannabis use in IBD needs to be an ‘open discussion’ without prejudice

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — To best treat patients for inflammatory bowel disease, providers need to know the status of cannabis use, and they must…
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Top 10 things an IBD nurse should know

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Nurses specializing in inflammatory bowel disease care should take note of these 10 pieces of advice from a nurse at Advances…
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VIDEO: IBD notes from UEGW include treat-to-target, JAK-1 inhibitors

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, Edward V. Loftus, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, recaps important inflammatory bowel…
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Tech innovators, not legislation, poised to disrupt health care delivery

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Legislative efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act seem unlikely to significantly impact health care delivery…
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Colonoscopy complications more likely in patients with IBD

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease were significantly more likely to have complications after colonoscopy than patients…
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Biologics safer, more cost-effective than corticosteroids long term in IBD

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Biologic medications, although initially costlier, were more cost-effective, safer and beneficial in the long term than oral…
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VIDEO: Constant communication optimizes IBD surgical care

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this exclusive video from the AIBD 2017, Amy L. Lightner, MD, a surgeon at the Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of…
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Multidisciplinary care clinics pave the way for future IBD care

November 10, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Integrating various disciplines into the care of the patient with inflammatory bowel disease improves patient satisfaction…
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