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Stay Current on HCV and IBD Patient Care

May 4, 2015

We've collaborated with a few of our industry partners to bring you symposia on HCV and IBD patient care during DDW® 2015.

Attend these CME-approved and industry-supported symposia at Digestive Disease Week® 2015 (DDW), which will be held May 16 to 19, 2015, in Washington, DC, for the most up-to-date clinical and scientific information needed to provide optimal patient care.

Frontline Strategies for Managing IBD: Current and Emerging Therapies
Sunday, May 17, 2015 | 6:15-7:45 a.m.
Liberty Ballroom (Salon M) | Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

During this interactive symposium, GI experts will review the disease course of IBD and current strategies for optimizing therapy for refractory IBD. Faculty will discuss the current understanding of the pathophysiology of IBD and emerging treatment options under investigation. Register now at www.mycmesite.com or email activityinfo@asimcme.com.

This program is supported by an education grant from Pfizer, Inc.


HCV News Tonight
Sunday, May 17, 2015 | 6:30-8 p.m.
Grand Ballroom | Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel

Join HCV experts for a lively discussion on updates to the diagnosis and management of HCV. You'll receive practical insight on integrating the AASLD/IDSA treatment guidance document into clinical practice to help individualize patient management before, during and after treatment. To register, call 877-782-4532.

For more information, visit www.chronicliverdisease.org. This program is supported by an educational grant from AbbVie.


GI News Tonight: Managing Iron Deficiency Anemia in IBD
Monday, May 18, 2015 | 6:30-8 p.m.
Grand Ballroom | Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel

Clinical experts will examine the care needs of iron-deficient anemia patients with underlying IBD. By attending, you'll receive evidence-based approaches to normalizing and sustaining iron homeostasis. Faculty will also highlight updates on quality indicators in IBD and anemia. To register, call 877-782-4532.

For more information, visit www.gihealthfoundation.org. This program is supported by an education grant from American Regent.


Maximizing Therapeutic Safety and Efficacy in IBD: A Treat-to-Target Approach
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 6-7:30 a.m.
Independence Ballroom (Salons A-E) | Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

This activity is designed in the “flipped classroom” model where learners will complete preparatory “coursework” prior to participating in the program. The symposium will include an engaging learning experience by utilizing live meeting technology. Participants will use iPads to make patient management decisions on cases discussed by faculty, complete personal assessment questions and pose questions to individual faculty members. To register, visit www.RMEI.com/DDW2015.

This program is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie and Prometheus Laboratories, Inc.

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