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

Top takeaways in endoscopic ultrasound from DDW

May 30, 2017
In this Peer Perspective Guest Commentary from Digestive Disease Week, Paul Sepe, MD, specialist in
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VIDEO: Expert discusses breath testing, microbiome link in IBS

May 26, 2017
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, Mark Pimentel, MD, executive director of the Medically Associated Science and…

IBgard reduces IBS symptoms within 24 hours

May 25, 2017
CHICAGO —IBgard showed significant efficacy in a combined group of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with both diarrhea and constipation…
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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…

Meeting Calendar

Digestive Disease Week

May 6, 2017 - May 9, 2017