IBD

Crohn's & Colitis Congress™

Jan. 18, 2018

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and AGA are partnering on a new annual conference for health-care professionals and researchers. By joining the nation's leading IBD patient organization with the premier gastroenterological professional organization, this will be the must-attend IBD conference, bringing state-of-the-art comprehensive care together with the latest research to advance prevention, treatment and cures for IBD patients.

Principles of Gastroenterology for the NP and PA

Aug. 11, 2017

Hear from the experts as they provide you with critical updates on treating and managing patients with a variety of GI disorders.

Advent of Biosimilar Products in US GI Practice

May 24, 2017

In this DDW TV interview, Dr. Gary Lichtenstein provides an update on biosimilars, discussing the current U.S. regulatory pathway for these treatments.

FUSE Outperforms Forward-viewing Colonoscopy in Detecting Dysplasia in Patients With IBD

May 23, 2017

Researchers report on the advantages of full-spectrum endoscopy (FUSE) in detecting dysplastic lesions. Read more about this study in the AGA Journals Blog.

AGA Plans Education About IBD & Pregnancy

May 18, 2017

UCB provides support, research and education of health-care professionals and patients surrounding the issue.

DDW® Symposium Will Focus on Biosimilars

May 3, 2017

AGA and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation will co-host a DDW Symposium on Biosimilars on Tuesday, May 9, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

CMS Announces New Crohn's Disease Treatment Code

May 2, 2017

AGA petitioned for new code to make billing easier for GIs.
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Open for Public Comment: New Therapeutic Monitoring in IBD Guideline

April 27, 2017

Review and submit your feedback on the draft AGA guideline by May 22.

The Connection Between Oral Health and IBD

April 18, 2017

A population-based cohort study of more than 20,000 people in Sweden associated poor oral health with reduced risk for IBD. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

IMIBD Section: Defining State-of-the-Art Care in IBD

April 17, 2017

The Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases section highlights must-see sessions at DDW® 2017 that showcase exciting and innovative research.

PTAC Payment Model Recommendations Include a GI Option

April 12, 2017

An advanced Alternative Payment Model for IBD will be tested as a potential physician-focused payment model.

AGA and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Partner to Address Effective Patient-Provider Health Communication in the IBD Community

April 11, 2017

Program aims to address gaps in effective communication and shared decision-making.

AGA Biannual Scientific Exchange With UEG Continues at DDW® 2017

April 10, 2017

AGA and the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) will cosponsor two sessions at DDW 2017 on May 7 & 8 in Chicago, IL.

Step Beyond Basic Learning With the AGA Postgraduate Course

April 4, 2017

Get the full scope of GI advances from world-renowned leaders during this multi-topic course.

IBD: When C. Diff Strikes

April 4, 2017

Gut dysbiosis predisposes patients to infection. Read more in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article.

Defining the Role of Chromoendoscopy in IBD

April 3, 2017

Important questions still to be answered as the value is defined. Read more in the AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room.

IBD 114: Managing Crohn's Disease after Surgery

March 31, 2017

Learn more about Managing Crohn's Disease After Surgery, based on the AGA Clinical Guideline "Management of Crohn's Disease After Surgical Resection."

AGA Postgraduate Course: Early Bird Deadline is March 22

March 13, 2017

After Wednesday, registration rates will go up by $75. AGA members receive deep discounts .

The Gut Microbiota Decade: A Major Discovery That Will Shape the Future of Medical Practice

March 9, 2017

Leading experts will gather this weekend in Paris to review the major discoveries from the last ten years around gut microbiota.

AGA and Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Announce Conference Partnership

March 9, 2017

Inaugural Crohn’s & Colitis Congress for health-care professionals and researchers to take place in Las Vegas in January 2018.

Announcing New Crohn’s & Colitis Congress

March 9, 2017

AGA and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation are joining together to put on a must-attend IBD conference January 2018 in Las Vegas.

Biosimilars in IBD: The Outlook in 2017

March 6, 2017

Concerns around biosimilars are discussed in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article, including extrapolation and interchangeability.

The Enigmatic Polygenics of IBS

March 2, 2017

Gene hunters are closing in on possible players

Rarer HCV Types Still Need Attention

March 2, 2017

Genotype 1 most common, but others also appear in U.S.