News Worth Repeating (and Retweeting)

October 25, 2012

You may have noticed that our weekly recap highlighting the most popular GI news from our Twitter page took a brief hiatus in August. We understand how busy you are and that you are faced with ever increasing demands for your time. To make life a bit easier, we have compiled our most popular tweets since then according to our Twitter followers (and potentially your peers), in case you missed them:

  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can reverse type 2 diabetes in up to 73% of patients. GI & Hep News: ow.ly/ew7B6.
  • Celiac patients have nearly 3-fold increased risk of developing pancreatitis, according to a new CGH study: ow.ly/emJm7.
  • Gastro study finds adalimumab safely induces & maintains remission of moderate-to-severe Crohn's in children. ow.ly/cSWzx.
  • Antioxidants do not reduce pain or improve QOL in patients w/ chronic pancreatitis. The AGA Journals Blog: ow.ly/dNtBU.
  • H. pylori-negative idiopathic bleeding ulcers lead to increased risk of recurrent bleeding, death. AGA Journals Blog: ow.ly/ekEAy.
  • What is the diagnostic accuracy of CT with low-dose radiation for patients with Crohn’s? Read CGH results: ow.ly/cSv4G.
  • Congrats to AGA member David Ahlquist! Received named professorship at Mayo Clinic: ow.ly/d6cav @MayoClinic.
  • FDA approves new treatment for advanced colorectal cancer: ow.ly/e30Ld.
  • Could intestinal microbes reduce insulin resistance? Find out in today's post from The AGA Journals Blog. ow.ly/eauMi.

Look for another recap in the Nov. 29 issue of AGA eDigest. In the meantime, to keep up on the latest news from the field (delivered in short, timely bits of information), follow us on Twitter @AmerGastroAssn.

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