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Tips to Prevent Spreading of GI Viruses in the Age of COVID-19: Advice from Digestive Health Experts with the American College of Gastroenterology

Tips to Prevent Spreading of GI Viruses in the Age of COVID-19: Advice from Digestive Health Experts with the American College of Gastroenterology

The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) wants to remind everyone that with increasing scientific data suggesting the presence of the ...
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

Colorectal cancer is the number two cancer killer and the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States  But ...
New ACG Clinical Guideline on Chronic Pancreatitis Explained in AJG Author Podcast

New ACG Clinical Guideline on Chronic Pancreatitis Explained in AJG Author Podcast

Timothy B. Gardner, MD, FACG, summarizes the American College of Gastroenterology's new clinical guideline on diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of ...
Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Opioids were one of the earliest classes of medications used for pain across a variety of conditions, but morbidity and ...
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: What You Should Know

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: What You Should Know

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing global epidemic, with more than one billion people affected by the condition ...

Mind

Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Opioids were one of the earliest classes of medications used for pain across a variety of conditions, but morbidity and ...
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Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Opioids were one of the earliest classes of medications used for pain across a variety of conditions, but morbidity and ...
Study Suggests Link Between Probiotic Use and Brain Fogginess, Severe Bloating

Study Suggests Link Between Probiotic Use and Brain Fogginess, Severe Bloating

Probiotics may cause a significant accumulation of bacteria in the small intestine that can result in disorienting brain fogginess as ...
NEW ACG Monograph Updates Evidence-Based Info on Management of IBS, Including Dietary, Psychological Therapies

NEW ACG Monograph Updates Evidence-Based Info on Management of IBS, Including Dietary, Psychological Therapies

The American College of Gastroenterology recently published its latest Monograph on Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in The American ...
IBS—From Symptom to Disease: Five Things to Know

IBS—From Symptom to Disease: Five Things to Know

In a recent Healio Gastronenterology article, Dr. William Chey, of the University of Michigan, explained the challenges of IBS and ...

Nutrition

Ask A Registered Dietitian: Why is My Keto Diet Making My IBS Symptoms Worse?

Ask A Registered Dietitian: Why is My Keto Diet Making My IBS Symptoms Worse?

Gastro Girl's "Ask A Registered Dietitian" is a regular series featuring common questions answered by registered dietitians with expertise working ...
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IBD Podcasts: ACG Experts Answer Common Questions on Diet, Fertility, Reproduction and Pediatric IBD

IBD Podcasts: ACG Experts Answer Common Questions on Diet, Fertility, Reproduction and Pediatric IBD

ACG experts answer questions on topics of most concern to IBD patients, their caregivers and loved ones. With an emphasis ...
NEW ACG Monograph Updates Evidence-Based Info on Management of IBS, Including Dietary, Psychological Therapies

NEW ACG Monograph Updates Evidence-Based Info on Management of IBS, Including Dietary, Psychological Therapies

The American College of Gastroenterology recently published its latest Monograph on Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in The American ...
Survey Suggests Patient Education on Low FODMAP Diet Limited: Not Just Elimination Diet, but 3-Step Process Best Undertaken with a GI Dietitian 

Survey Suggests Patient Education on Low FODMAP Diet Limited: Not Just Elimination Diet, but 3-Step Process Best Undertaken with a GI Dietitian 

Although gastroenterologists (GIs) have for the most part embraced diet interventions for patients with irritable bowel syndrome, few gastroenterologists regularly ...
Vitamin D May Help IBS Patients Find Relief

Vitamin D May Help IBS Patients Find Relief

Vitamin D supplementation may help relieve symptoms for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to researchers from the University ...

Lifestyle

IBD Podcasts: ACG Experts Answer Common Questions on Diet, Fertility, Reproduction and Pediatric IBD

IBD Podcasts: ACG Experts Answer Common Questions on Diet, Fertility, Reproduction and Pediatric IBD

ACG experts answer questions on topics of most concern to IBD patients, their caregivers and loved ones. With an emphasis ...
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Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication with Dr. Drossman

Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication with Dr. Drossman

One of the greatest problems that emerges with continually decreasing amounts of time that clinicians can spend with patients include ...
NEW ACG Monograph Updates Evidence-Based Info on Management of IBS, Including Dietary, Psychological Therapies

NEW ACG Monograph Updates Evidence-Based Info on Management of IBS, Including Dietary, Psychological Therapies

The American College of Gastroenterology recently published its latest Monograph on Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in The American ...
Behavioral Modification, Low-Dose Anti-Depressants, Not Surgery, May be Appropriate for Most Patients with Acid Reflux

Behavioral Modification, Low-Dose Anti-Depressants, Not Surgery, May be Appropriate for Most Patients with Acid Reflux

As the number of Americans with acid reflux grows, a study by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus suggests ...
Social Taboos, Lack of Awareness May Prevent People from Getting Diagnosed, Treated for IBS

Social Taboos, Lack of Awareness May Prevent People from Getting Diagnosed, Treated for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common and burdensome chronic conditions, reported by patients, according to the ...

Caregiving

Patient Voices: Living with Gastroparesis: A Little Hope Goes a Long Way

Patient Voices: Living with Gastroparesis: A Little Hope Goes a Long Way

This article first appeared in the The American College of Gastroenterology Blog.  Diagnosed 12 years ago with idiopathic gastroparesis at ...
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

Colorectal cancer is the number two cancer killer and the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States  But ...
Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Five Things Patients Need to Know About Opioids

Opioids were one of the earliest classes of medications used for pain across a variety of conditions, but morbidity and ...
Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication with Dr. Drossman

Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication with Dr. Drossman

One of the greatest problems that emerges with continually decreasing amounts of time that clinicians can spend with patients include ...
Experts Call for Critical Steps to Improve Patient Care for Gastroparesis 

Experts Call for Critical Steps to Improve Patient Care for Gastroparesis 

A recent article in The American Journal of Gastroenterology acknowledges unmet needs at both the patient care and systems level (e.g., ...

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