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Submit Your Capital Research to DDW

Nov. 15, 2017

The Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018 abstract submission period is underway. Submit your cutting-edge research to be considered for presentation at DDW by Dec. 1, 2017, at 9 p.m. ET.

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AGA Announces 2017-2018 Corporate Roundtable Members

Nov. 15, 2017

Thank you to our Corporate Roundtable members for helping to advance the GI profession.

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Free Advice on Advancing Your GI Career

Nov. 15, 2017

During the Regional Practice Skills Workshops, GI leaders will guide you through various practice options and address topics rarely discussed during fellowship.

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Help! My IBD Patient Is Failing Conventional Therapy

Nov. 15, 2017

The answer to this common challenge involves a better understanding of the currently available treatments.

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Funding for Colorectal Cancer Research

Nov. 15, 2017

NCI is offering $3 million in research funding for colorectal cancer screening research.

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What is a Patient Advocate?

Nov. 15, 2017

Being a resource for Capitol Hill and helping shape health care policy is crucial to provide your patients with adequate care.

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Help Medicare Make Coverage Policy

Nov. 15, 2017

Let us know if you're interested in serving as the AGA representative for a Medicare Advisory Committee.
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Has Step Therapy Impacted Your Practice?

Nov. 15, 2017

Please share your experience so we can bring it to our meeting with Congress on Nov. 29.

AGA Journals Blog

Does an SVR to Therapy for HCV-associated Cirrhosis Reduce Portal Pressure?

Nov. 14, 2017

A sustained virologic response (SVR) to all-oral therapy in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV)-associated cirrhosis significantly reduces the hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG), researchers report in the November issue

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Preparation Crucial for Adolescents Transferring to Adult IBD Care

Nov. 9, 2017

Psychological readiness, logistical barriers and appropriate selection of adult care providers are key.

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Experts Update HCV Treatment and Care Guidelines

Nov. 9, 2017

Revision adds newly approved treatments and recommendations for special populations.

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Meta-Analysis Findings May Incentivize Mothers with IBD to Breastfeed Longer

Nov. 9, 2017

Reduced risk of IBD, especially with breastfeeding exposure of at least 12 months

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What to Make of Colorectal Cancer in Patients Younger Than 50?

Nov. 9, 2017

Most cases of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young adults seem to “just happen.” Best opportunity to prevent CRC death is prompt evaluation and early diagnosis.

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Nominations Open for AGA Institute Council Positions

Nov. 8, 2017

Help us field the next generation of section vice chairs and nominating committee members by nominating your colleague(s) today.

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Blog: How Could Lamins Protect Against Steatohepatitis?

Nov. 8, 2017

Observations show how variants in genes encoding lamins affect risk for steatohepatitis and liver fibrosis. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

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A Few Clicks from Dr. Rajeev Jain and the Big Payoff for his Patients

Nov. 8, 2017

Dr. Rajeev Jain explains how integrating AGA patient education into his EHR improved his efficiency and better engaged his patients.

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Image Challenge: An Unusual Cause of Dysphagia in an Elderly Woman

Nov. 8, 2017

What caused a 66-year-old woman, with occurrence of hemoptysis several days before presenting, one month of dysphagia?

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Quality Payment Program Reporting for 2018 Raises the Bar

Nov. 8, 2017

But, there's still time to avoid a payment penalty for the 2017 reporting year.

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More Data on PPI Use and Kidney Disease

Nov. 8, 2017

A new meta-analysis on PPIs and kidney disease makes mainstream headlines. Here is what you, and your patients, need to know.

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Grant Spotlight: AGA Pilot Awards

Nov. 8, 2017

Take your new research project idea and make it a reality with an AGA research award. Eight grants are open with a Jan. 12, 2018, deadline.

AGA Journals Blog

How Could Lamins Protect Against Steatohepatitis?

Nov. 7, 2017

Lamin A/C acts maintains hepatocyte nuclear shape and protects male mice from steatohepatitis by regulating growth hormone signaling and reducing activity of STAT1, researchers report in the November issue of Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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CMS Releases 2018 Medicare Payment Rules

Nov. 3, 2017

Tri-Society Regulatory Summary for Members of AGA, ACG and ASGE

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AGA and United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Continued an Exchange Symposium at UEG Week 2017

Nov. 2, 2017

Research Scholars and Rising Stars from AGA and United European Gastroenterology (UEG) presented in Barcelona, Spain during UEG Week 2017.

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New PPI Study on Gastric Cancer Generates Media Attention

Nov. 2, 2017

AGA provides talking points to help your patients understand the science behind the PPI study.