Monthly Archives: November, 2017

Representative Moore of Wisconsin Co-Sponsors HR 1187 for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

According to IFFGD and the official Congressional legislative database Congress.gov, Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI-4) signed on earlier this month as a co-sponsor of the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2017. Representative Moore is serving her seventh term in the House of Representatives. Her district, the 4th Congressional District of Wisconsin includes Milwaukee …

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GERD Awareness Week: November 19-25, 2017

This week is GERD Awareness Week. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, like IBS, falls under the broad category of functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders, and many people with IBS also have GERD. According to former VeryWell.com IBS Guide IBS Guide Barbara Bradley Bolen, PhD, and Emmy Ludwig, MD, some studies show that up to 81% of people with IBS report some symptoms of GERD and vice …

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Veterans with IBS and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders 2017

Today, November 11, is Veterans Day in the U.S., and a good time to highlight veterans’ issues. U.S. veterans  and current military service members who have been deployed in the Persian Gulf/Southwest Asia and Afghanistan regions at any time since 1990 have been shown by multiple studies to be at even higher risk of IBS …

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Representatives Suozzi of New York and Kind of Wisconsin Co-Sponsor HR 1187 for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

According to IFFGD and the official Congressional legislative database Congress.gov, Representative Tom Suozzi (D-NY-3) and Representative Ron Kind (D-WI-3) signed on recently as  co-sponsors of the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2017. Representative Suozzi is serving his first term in  the House of Representatives. His district, the 3rd Congressional District of …

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