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Study Suggests Liver Injury Is Associated With Increased Morbidity and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients

Study Suggests Liver Injury Is Associated With Increased Morbidity and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients

Oral 11 Liver Injury Is Associated With Increased Morbidity and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients Author Insight from Mohammad Siddiqui, MD, Henry Ford ...
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Study Suggests IBD Patients Should Seek Out Holistic, Coordinated, Multi-Disciplinary Care

Study Suggests IBD Patients Should Seek Out Holistic, Coordinated, Multi-Disciplinary Care

Oral 7 A Resilience-Based Care Coordination Program Has a Positive and Durable Impact on Health Care Utilization in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases ...
Study Suggests Statin Use May Significantly Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk for General Population and IBD Patients

Study Suggests Statin Use May Significantly Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk for General Population and IBD Patients

Oral 3 Statin Use Reduces the Risk of Colorectal Cancer: An Updated Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review Author Insight from Kevin Singh, MD, ...
Patients with a Pancreatic Cyst Should Ask Their Physicians About Benefits of Diabetes Screening as Part of Cyst Surveillance

Patients with a Pancreatic Cyst Should Ask Their Physicians About Benefits of Diabetes Screening as Part of Cyst Surveillance

Oral 1 Using Large Sample Real World Data to Study the Progression of Low Risk Pancreatic Cysts: New Onset Diabetes as ...
Do Racial and Gender Disparities Exist in Young Onset Rectal Carcinoma? Untold Story of Ten Years

Do Racial and Gender Disparities Exist in Young Onset Rectal Carcinoma? Untold Story of Ten Years

P0440 Do Racial and Gender Disparities Exist in Young Onset Rectal Carcinoma? Untold Story of Ten Years Author Insight from Hafiz Muhammad ...

Mind

The Emotional Impact of IBD: Doctor and Patient Perspectives

The Emotional Impact of IBD: Doctor and Patient Perspectives

If you have inflammatory bowel disease, most of your treatment has likely been focused on caring for your body. But ...
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IBD Patients and COVID-19: What They Need to Know and Tips for Managing Stress

IBD Patients and COVID-19: What They Need to Know and Tips for Managing Stress

Sara N. Horst, M.D., M.P.H, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, provided the following insight for IBD patients and their caregivers. Dr ...
How to Keep IBS from Ruining Your Relationship with Food

How to Keep IBS from Ruining Your Relationship with Food

Instead of letting your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) diet control your life and potentially ruin your relationship with food, follow ...
5 Ways to Manage Stress Through Journaling

5 Ways to Manage Stress Through Journaling

When you have a digestive condition, managing stress can be a key part of your treatment plan. While we know ...
Does Stress Cause IBS?

Does Stress Cause IBS?

Many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have been told that if they could just stop worrying, their IBS would ...

Nutrition

4 Food Safety Tips For Those With Digestive Conditions

4 Food Safety Tips For Those With Digestive Conditions

When was the last time you thought about food safety? We know that it’s not the most glamorous health topic ...
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Green Kiwifruit May Provide Relief for Patients with Chronic Constipation Especially if Psyllium or Prunes Cause Pain, Cramping or Bloating

Green Kiwifruit May Provide Relief for Patients with Chronic Constipation Especially if Psyllium or Prunes Cause Pain, Cramping or Bloating

Oral 5 Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Green Kiwifruit, Psyllium, or Prunes in U.S. Patients with Chronic Constipation Author Insight from Samuel ...
Probiotics and IBS Symptoms: What You Should Know

Probiotics and IBS Symptoms: What You Should Know

If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you probably have to deal with friends, family, and even complete strangers constantly ...
Dehydration & GI Conditions: Are You At Risk?

Dehydration & GI Conditions: Are You At Risk?

Feeling thirsty? If you aren’t now, you may be by the end of this article. Read on to learn all ...
Why Your Low FODMAP Diet Isn't Working

Why Your Low FODMAP Diet Isn’t Working

The low FODMAP diet is a temporary elimination diet that can help those with IBS control their symptoms. While the ...

Lifestyle

Study Suggests Spending More Time in Nature May Help IBS Patients Feel Better

Study Suggests Spending More Time in Nature May Help IBS Patients Feel Better

P1108 The Benefits of Time Spent in Nature on Symptoms and Quality of Life Among Patients With IBS Author Insight from Katherine ...
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Exercise and IBD: What You Should Know

Exercise and IBD: What You Should Know

If you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), you are likely willing ...
Dehydration & GI Conditions: Are You At Risk?

Dehydration & GI Conditions: Are You At Risk?

Feeling thirsty? If you aren’t now, you may be by the end of this article. Read on to learn all ...
How IBD Can Affect Your Sex Life: Expert Insight from a Gastroenterologist

How IBD Can Affect Your Sex Life: Expert Insight from a Gastroenterologist

Does talking about sexual health make you uncomfortable? For many women, discussions about sexual health start and end with 8th ...
3 Tips to Help You Balance Work and IBD

3 Tips to Help You Balance Work and IBD

Do you dread going to work because of your IBD? Maybe you are sick of making up excuses for missing ...

Caregiving

6 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with a Feeding Tube

6 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with a Feeding Tube

Providing care for a child or other loved one with a serious health condition is no easy task and adding ...
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Taking Care of You and Your Family During the COVID-19 Crisis

Taking Care of You and Your Family During the COVID-19 Crisis

Gastro Girl is committed to empowering patients and their caregivers with news  and information from trusted, credible sources. Please see ...
6 Self-Care Strategies for Caregivers

6 Self-Care Strategies for Caregivers

If you are a caregiver to someone with a digestive condition, the mental and emotional strain can be a heavy ...
4 Ways to Support Someone Living with IBD

4 Ways to Support Someone Living with IBD

Having a friend, family, member or significant other with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can make you feel helpless. You want ...
4 Things to Do If Your Child Has Celiac Disease

4 Things to Do If Your Child Has Celiac Disease

If your child has recently been diagnosed with celiac disease, you may be feeling overwhelmed with everything you need to ...

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