Monthly Archives: March, 2013

IFFGD/DHA Advocacy Day 2013 For Functional GI and Motility Disorders

IFFGD’s grassroots arm, the Digestive Health Alliance, has announced Advocacy Day 2013, which will take place in Washington, DC on June 18-19, 2013. Participants will join IFFGD/DHA staff and functional GI and motility researchers in meeting directly with legislators regarding several issues of concern to the digestive health community. These include HR 842, the Functional …

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Representatives Brownley of California, Rush of Illinois, and Moore of Wisconsin Co-Sponsor HR 842 for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

UPDATE: 06/13/2015: HR 842 did not pass, but a similar bill, HR 2311, is currently in the House of Representatives for 2015-2016. Please click on the HR 2311 sub-category on the right sidebar of this blog to see the relevant posts. According to THOMAS, the Library of Congress legislative database, and IFFGD/the Digestive Health¬†Alliance,¬†Representative Julia …

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Coexisting Conditions or Non-GI Symptoms Revisited

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and this past week was National Sleep Awareness Week, so it seems a good time to remind readers that irritable bowel syndrome is not necessarily just about abdominal pain or discomfort, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, excess gas or any other commonly mentioned digestive symptom. As IBS Impact wrote on September 6. …

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ACTION ALERT: Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2013 (HR 842)

UPDATE: 06/13/2015: HR 842 did not pass, but a similar bill, HR 2311, is currently in the House of Representatives for 2015-2016. Please click on the HR 2311 sub-category on the right sidebar of this blog to see the relevant posts. On February 26, 2013, the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of …

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