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Introducing Our "Shark Tank" Participants

March 24, 2017

Do these innovative GI devices/technologies have what it takes to achieve success in the marketplace? These 5 participants will go up against a panel at the 2017 AGA Tech Summit.

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House Vote on Health-Care Legislation Expected Today

March 23, 2017

AGA remains committed to ensuring patients have access to health care, including preventive benefits.

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AGA’s MACRA Webinar Series

March 23, 2017

Free to AGA members, these on-demand webinars provide tips to help you prepare.

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New AGA Perspectives Features Debate on Colonoscopy vs. FIT

March 23, 2017

The latest issue of AGA's opinion magazine discusses the best tool for opportunistic CRC screening, as well as articles on IBD, HCV and more.

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The High Cost of IBS

March 22, 2017

Despite its clear economic burden, IBS is not fully recognized as the driver of costs it is, which in turn can impact prescribing. Read more in the AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room.

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Time to Get Involved in Advocacy for Increased Research Funding

March 22, 2017

Dr. Dhanasekaran discusses her career as a GI physician scientist and the potential effects of proposed budget cuts.

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Tell Congress — Sustainable Research Funding is Necessary

March 22, 2017

Join AGA Virtual Advocacy Day on March 30 to ensure Congress hears the voice of GI about research funding.
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How Are You Measuring Quality?

Learn how the AGA Digestive Health Outcomes Registry™ can help you assess and improve outcomes in GI patient care.

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Multirevisional Bariatric Surgery: What is the Diagnosis?

March 22, 2017

This Gastroenterology Clinical Image Challenge highlights a 63-year-old man presented for management of his morbid obesity.

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Take Our Obesity Quiz

March 22, 2017

Test your obesity management knowledge with a patient scenario that applies the advice from the AGA Clinical Practice Update on endoscopic bariatric therapies.

AGA Journals Blog

What is the Incidence of Achalasia?

March 21, 2017

The incidence of achalasia is at least twice as high as previously believed, 2 studies (one from Chicago, the other from Australia) show in the March issue of Clinical Gastroenterology

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5 CV Mistakes Every Gastroenterologist Should Avoid

March 21, 2017

Your CV is the basis of any potential employer’s first impression, so pay attention to these common mistakes.

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What is the Incidence of Achalasia?

March 21, 2017

Based on two CGH studies (one from Chicago, the other from Australia), the incidence of achalasia is at least twice as high as previously believed. More info on the AGA Journals Blog.

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New HCV Treatments Work Well for Severe Liver Disease

March 21, 2017

New therapies are safe and effective in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. Find out more in the AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room.

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Gastroenterologists Trust UpToDate®

March 20, 2017

AGA partner UpToDate® is the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource, trusted by health-care practitioners to help them make the right decisions at the point-of-care.

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President Trump’s Budget Provides a Blueprint for His Priorities

March 16, 2017

Congress ultimately makes appropriations. AGA will advocate for the needs of the GI community.

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DDW® 2017 Early Bird Registration Ends Next Week

March 15, 2017

March 22 will be the last day to receive discounted pricing on your Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) and AGA Postgraduate Course registration.

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AGA Leaders Spreading CRC Awareness

March 15, 2017

For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, AGA leaders have taken to social media to help the public understand how to prevent this deadly cancer.

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New, On-Demand Gut Microbiota Education Now Available

March 15, 2017

Watch the video replay of the 2017 Gut Microbiota for Health Summit.

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What is the Active Ingredient in FMT for CDI?

March 14, 2017

Sterile fecal filtrates—containing bacterial debris, proteins, antimicrobial compounds, metabolic products, and microbial DNA, rather than intact microorganisms—appear to be effective for treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), researchers report

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2017 Freston Conference: A Look at Session One

March 14, 2017

Learn what to expect at the first session of the September conference, which will focus on the biogenesis and secretion of extracellular vesicles.

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What is the Active Ingredient in FMT for C. diff Infection?

March 14, 2017

Sterile fecal filtrates — containing bacterial debris, proteins, antimicrobial compounds, metabolic products and microbial DNA, rather than intact microorganisms — appear to be effective.

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AGA Releases Clinical Guidance on Endoscopic Bariatric Therapy

March 14, 2017

GIs should incorporate obesity management into their practice as part of a multi-disciplinary care team.

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Challenges and Emerging Solutions in Upper GI Disorders

March 13, 2017

Drs. Colin Howden and Nimish Vakil (pictured) debrief on the AGA Drug Development Conference in the March issue of Gastro.

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Call for New Clinical Guideline Topics Now Open

March 13, 2017

We want to hear from you. Submit suggestions for new AGA guideline topics by April 7.