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.

Meeting News

Diabetes linked to worse outcomes in IBD

December 10, 2016
ORLANDO — Patients with diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease had significantly worse outcomes across several variables compared with IBD…
Meeting NewsPerspective

'Culture shift' needed for future therapies to improve IBD management

December 9, 2016
ORLANDO — Changes to the management of inflammatory bowel disease resulting from new therapeutic pathways will be “incremental at…
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A quarter of patients with limited UC have disease extension over time

December 9, 2016
ORLANDO — About a quarter of patients with limited ulcerative colitis have colonic disease extension over time, mostly within the first 10…
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PSC transplant recipients with IBD may have increased risk for dysplasia

December 9, 2016
ORLANDO — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease who undergo liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis may have an increased…
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Anti-integrin therapies present new options for patients with IBD

December 9, 2016
ORLANDO — Brian Feagan, MD, from Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Institute, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada…
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Lewis, Stappenbeck, Sands receive CCFA 2016 IBD Scientific Achievement Awards

December 9, 2016
ORLANDO — At AIBD 2016, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America awarded three physician-scientists with the 2016 Inflammatory…
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'Cold turkey,' other methods effective for smoking cessation in patients with IBD

December 9, 2016
ORLANDO — By using the cold turkey and other smoking cessation methods, patients with inflammatory bowel disease were more likely to…
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CCFA president highlights new initiatives in AIBD opening session

December 8, 2016
ORLANDO — In the opening presentation at AIBD 2016, Michael Osso, president and CEO of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America…
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IBD patients on Entyvio may have higher risk for extraintestinal manifestations vs. anti-TNFs

December 8, 2016
ORLANDO — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease who are treated with Entyvio may have an increased risk for developing extraintestinal…
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Depression, chronic pain, smoking linked to hospital readmission in IBD

December 8, 2016
ORLANDO — Nearly a quarter of patients with inflammatory bowel disease are rehospitalized within 90 days of their index admission, and…
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