IBD

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

May 6, 2017

Registration is now open for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Register by March 22 and save.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Other Inflammatory Pathologies of the GI Tract

March 21, 2017

Receive up-to-date information on the pathogenesis of the disease process and bridge the gap between state-of-the-art practice and current practices in order to provide a high quality, comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to patients with IBD.

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.

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.

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.
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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.

Rarer HCV Types Still Need Attention

March 2, 2017

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

Biosimilars in IBD: The Outlook in 2017

March 2, 2017

Concerns have included extrapolation and interchangeability

The Enigmatic Polygenics of IBS

March 2, 2017

Gene hunters are closing in on possible players

What’s New at the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course?

March 2, 2017

This year's course directors are introducing new initiatives, May 6 and 7, in Chicago.

New AGA Guidelines Released

Feb. 22, 2017

Guidelines on Crohn’s disease after surgical resection and acute liver failure will help GIs efficiently manage patient care.

AGA Offers Free Patient Education Tools on IBD

Feb. 22, 2017

As an AGA member, you have access to AGA's informative multimedia tools to help your patients suffering from IBD.

Beyond the Gut in IBD

Feb. 21, 2017

Extraintestinal manifestations of IBD range from arthritis to primary sclerosing cholangitis. Find out more in the AGA MedPage Today Reading Room.

Management of Crohn's Disease After Surgical Resection

Feb. 16, 2017

Management of Crohn's Disease After Surgical Resection

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Features 29 Breakout Sessions

Feb. 16, 2017

Step beyond basic learning in six general sessions, plus your choice of one luncheon breakout and one case-based session.

IBD Research Grant Opportunity

Feb. 13, 2017

$150K grant available through 2017 ASPIRE IBD Research Awards program.

On-Demand Learning at Reduced Prices

Feb. 13, 2017

The 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course resources are still available at a reduced cost.

Clostridium Difficile in IBD Patients: A Patient Guide

Feb. 8, 2017

This patient guide will help patients with IBD diagnosed with C. diff better understand the treatment options that are available for them.

Older Drugs in IBD: Still a Role?

Feb. 2, 2017

An AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room piece suggests taking things case-by-case when using immunomodulators plus biologics.

Can Vitamin D Affect Risk of Ulcerative Colitis Relapse?

Feb. 2, 2017

Serum levels of vitamin D of 35 ng/mL or less in patients with ulcerative colitis in remission are associated with disease relapse, according to CGH research.

Management of Clostridium difficile Infection in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Expert Review from the Clinical Practice Updates Committee of the AGA Institute

Feb. 1, 2017

The purpose of this expert review is to synthesize the existing evidence on the management of Clostridium difficile infection in patients with underlying inflammatory bowel disease.

AGA Supports Physician-Focused Payment Models

Feb. 1, 2017

AGA is committed to preparing GIs for success in new reimbursement environments.