NovAJGCoverThe November 2015 “Red Journal” Table of Contents

The November issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology includes a position statement on new nomenclature for PBC, from ‘cirrhosis’ to ‘cholangitis,’ a systematic review on the risk of celiac in first- and second-degree relatives, as well as original research on diverticulitis, invasive pneumococcal disease in IBD patients, and obesity and adverse outcomes in acute pancreatitis, among other topics. View the contents here:

November Podcast: IBD Patients Are at Increased Risk of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease

“Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Are at Increased Risk of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: A Nationwide Danish Cohort Study 1977–2013”

In this month’s AJG Author Podcast, co-author Tine Jess, MD, MSc, talks with AJG Co-Editor Dr. Paul Moayyedi about the increased risk of IPD as long as 4 years prior to IBD diagnosis, the risk of IPD associated with various IBD drug therapies, including the lack of risk associated with biologic therapies and oral corticosteroids, and whether physicians should be routinely offering the pneumococcal vaccine to IBD patients.
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