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Vitamin D Supplements Show Promise for Easing IBS

April 19, 2018

Many IBS patients deficient in this pivotal vitamin, which may affect GI immune system, gut motility, and serotonin metabolism

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Supervised injection sites gain ground in US

April 19, 2018

Evidence shows they can reduce overdose deaths and HIV and viral hepatitis transmission.

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AGA early career networking hour at DDW 2018

April 19, 2018

Meet your peers from around the world, network with AGA committee members and snack on light refreshments during this one-hour event.

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AGA hosted productive Hill meeting advocating for GIs

April 19, 2018

A recent policy roundtable focused on regulatory issues that impact physician practices and their ability to provide timely care to patients.

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New FDA alert on endoscope connectors

April 19, 2018

FDA issues new warning about the risk of cross-contamination with certain connectors used in GI endoscopy.

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Vote for the next AGA Institute Council: Deadline April 30

April 18, 2018

The deadline to submit your vote for the AGA Institute Council section elections is fast approaching on Monday, April 30.

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Lo mejor de la DDW 2018

April 17, 2018

Join us on June 5 in Washington, D.C., as part of AGA’s international program for DDW and gain practical, take home information in your own language.
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Reimbursement and Coding for GI

Register for a seminar near you for the most current International Classification of Diseases-9, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System and Current Procedural Terminology® coding instruction.

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Leading patient, professional organizations announce funding to improve communications, address IBD shared decision-making

April 17, 2018

Funding recipients will address ways to improve shared decision-making and effective health communications.

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Psychotherapy helps patients with chronic digestive disorders

April 17, 2018

New AGA Clinical Practice Update explains benefits of psycho- gastroenterology for patients.

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James Freston conference preview: Clinical and socioeconomical implications of obesity

April 16, 2018

Learn about session one of the 2018 James W. Freston Conference taking place in Arlington, Virginia, this August.

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Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

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MIPS Group Web Interface

April 16, 2018

Groups must register to use the CMS Web Interface and/or CAHPS for MIPS survey by June 30, 2018.

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2018 Interim duodenoscope surveillance and culturing protocols

April 11, 2018

FDA, CDC and ASM compare 2018 and 2015 protocols to reduce further the risk of infection and increase safety of duodenoscopes.

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CMS releases 2018 MIPS eligibility tool

April 11, 2018

Prepare now to earn a positive payment adjustment in 2020 for your 2018 performance.

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Blog: What are the challenges to in vitro maturation of hepatic stem cells?

April 11, 2018

Researchers review factors, consider criteria for establishing whether cells derived from stem cells are fully mature hepatocytes. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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3 considerations for your practice's next technology investment

April 11, 2018

V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, AGAF, provides guidance to help you in assessing a potential new technology for your practice.

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What are the Challenges to In Vitro Maturation of Hepatic Stem Cells?

April 10, 2018

New approaches are needed to generate and maintain stable and mature adult liver cells ex vivo. In the April issue of Gastroenterology, Bart Spee and colleagues review factors that promote hepatocyte differentiation

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What clinical guidelines are missing from GI practice?

April 10, 2018

AGA’s annual call for new guideline topics now open.

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Final days to save on AGA Postgraduate Course

April 10, 2018

Early bird deadline is April 18 – last chance to save $75.

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Image challenge: A rare cause of whole gastrointestinal duct edema

April 9, 2018

What caused recurrent melena in a 60-year-old patient with a history of alcoholic hepatocirrhosis?

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Leadership opportunity for trainees interested in scientific publishing

April 9, 2018

One week left to apply for a fellowship with GI’s leading journal, Gastroenterology.

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A rare but curable cause of iron deficiency anemia

April 5, 2018

What caused a patient to have a hemoglobin level between 5–6 g/dL despite iron supplementation?

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5 new GI technologies coming down the pike

April 5, 2018

The five technologies presented during the 2018 AGA Shark Tank represent some of the most innovative tools being introduced to GI.

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AGA Fellows application period now open

April 4, 2018

Gain distinction for your commitment to the field of gastroenterology. Apply today.