Tag Archives: American College of Gastroenterology

Free Online Webinar for IBS, Functional GI Disorders with Dr. Drossman, “Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication” on April 24, 2017

The American College of Gastroenterology has announced that for IBS Awareness Month, it will be sponsoring a free online webinar presented by Douglas Drossman, MD, MACG  and one of his patients, Katie Errico on “Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication.” The webinar will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar …

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Free Online Webinar for IBS with Dr. Drossman, “How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit” on April 16, 2015

The American College of Gastroenterology, the Rome Foundation, and the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) have announced that for IBS Awareness Month, they will be sponsoring a free online webinar presented by Douglas Drossman, MD, MACG on “How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, …

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American College of Gastroenterology Issues 2014 Evidence-Based Review on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Management

This past week, on August 5, the American College of Gastroenterology Task Force on Functional Bowel Disorders, publicly released the 2014 ACG evidence-based systematic review on the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), also known as functional constipation. The last such review was in 2009. The updated review was issued …

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Evidence-Based Guidelines and Resources for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

A large part of being credible and effective self-advocates as people with IBS and family members is being well-informed ourselves as to what IBS is and is not and what reputable scientific research currently says about treatment options and other topics related to IBS. Functional gastrointestinal disorders like IBS, as well as many non-GI symptoms …

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Continuing Conversations with the Media about IBS

The American College of Gastroenterology recently held its 2011 annual meeting, distributing various media releases on the newest findings in the field. One IBS-specific topic, a Mayo Clinic study on the relationship of cumulative trauma or stress on the development of IBS, has generated particular interest from the mainstream national media in the past week …

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