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Open for public comment: management of mild-moderate UC guideline

April 24, 2018

Review and submit your feedback by Monday, May 21.

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Blog: What is the best way to assess treatment response in patients with achalasia?

April 24, 2018

Researchers provide a more accurate method to evaluate treatment outcomes after performing a prospective study of 70 patients with achalasia. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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Have you seen our new website?

April 23, 2018

We’re excited to give everyone a sneak peek to our new website. Click on over to check it out and let us know what you think.

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Image challenge: An unusual cause of a solid-cystic pancreatic lesion

April 23, 2018

What caused bloating and dyspepsia in a 50-year-old Chinese woman that presented with no other symptoms and unremarkable physical examination?

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Vitamin D supplements show promise for easing IBS

April 19, 2018

Many irritable bowel syndrome (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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Abstract Deadline Approaching for Clinical Congress

GI fellows in training are encouraged to submit an abstract for this year's clinical congress. The abstract submission deadline is Oct. 31. Learn more.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?