Global Focus on IBD for WGO’s World Digestive Health Day
The American College of Gastroenterology will join organizations around the world in observing World Digestive Health Day on Monday, May 29, 2017. The theme of this global awareness day sponsored by the World Gastroenterology Organisatiom is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). On World Digestive Health Day, WGO seeks to provide gastroenterologists, their patients, and the lay public, with an understanding of the latest basic and clinical research in the pathogenesis, investigation and treatment of IBD. The College is pleased to offer this selection of physician and patient education resources in honor of WDHD.
ACG Resources for Physicians on IBD: Watch. Listen. Read.
The College has identified a number of physician and patient education mateirals that dovetail with WGO’s spotlight on IBD. Video presentations from the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting, featured lectures, podcasts with experts, and articles from The American Journal of Gastroenterology are among the ways you can learn more. ACG hopes you enjoy exploring these materials featured in honor of World Digestive Health Day.
Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG, Gil Y. Melmed, MD, MS, FACG, Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG and Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG
Papamichael, K and Cheifetz, A, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in IBD: The New Standard-of-Care for Anti-TNF Therapy
Lee, C and Melmed, G, Multidisciplinary Team-Based Approaches to IBD Management: How Might “One-Stop Shopping” Work for Complex IBD Care? http://rdcu.be/s093
Refining Treatment Paradigms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Assessing the Options for Individualized Therapy
A Supplement to The American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2016
Watch – ACG Video on Ulcerative Colitis
Listen – ACG Podcasts on IBD
Learn more – ACG IBD Patient Materials