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

PCP-led action plan reduces pediatric GI referrals for constipation

July 25, 2018
WASHINGTON — Implementing a patient-specific action plan helped reduce unnecessary referrals to pediatric gastroenterologists among children…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Six-food elimination diet helps maintain remission in pediatric EoE

July 24, 2018
WASHINGTON — Identifying trigger foods through a six-food elimination diet helped children with eosinophilic esophagitis maintain long-term…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Early response to Stelara linked to better outcomes in pediatric IBD

July 24, 2018
WASHINGTON — Children with inflammatory bowel disease who achieve an early response to Stelara tend to have better long-term outcomes…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Keys to selecting the right telehealth platform

July 20, 2018
WASHINGTON — Whether for real-time e-visits or remote patient monitoring, telehealth is likely to play a big role in the future of medicine as…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Exposure CBT helps pediatric functional abdominal pain disorders

July 20, 2018
WASHINGTON — Exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy was more effective than usual treatment at improving symptoms in children with…
Meeting News

Endoscopic anterior fundoplasty for GERD reduces PPI use, reflux

July 19, 2018
WASHINGTON — Results from an ongoing study on endoscopic anterior fundoplication for the treatment of GERD showed significant reduction in…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Physician Branding 101: Know your why, use goals to drive strategy

July 16, 2018
WASHINGTON — Physicians should push their own brand or the brand of their organization with full awareness of the goal and the appropriate…
Meeting News

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty ready for implementation in clinic

July 11, 2018
WASHINGTON — Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty – or ESG – successfully treated obesity in a new study showing its efficacy, safety and…
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Online, in-person support post-intragastric balloon offer similar weight loss

July 10, 2018
WASHINGTON — Both online and in-person support given after placement of intragastric balloon produced similar clinically significant weight…
Meeting NewsVideo

Shire VP discusses GI pipeline, new therapy for chronic idiopathic constipation

June 29, 2018
WASHINGTON — In this exclusive video perspective from Digestive Disease Week 2018, Debra G. Silberg, MD, PhD, vice president of clinical…