Digestive Disease Week

Digestive Disease Week, being held May 6-9, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, represents the largest gathering in the world of physicians, researchers, and industry in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery. The meeting offers high-quality sessions with practical information and top-tier research. Sign up for our daily e-mail blasts on our registration page, and check back here during the conference for the full coverage.

Coverage

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Findings from 2 Phase III trials of plecanatide were presented at Digestive Disease Week, held May 6-9 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Hospitalized patients who are obese are more likely to be readmitted and have longer and costlier inpatient stays, but tend to have lower mortality rates, according to new research presented at Digestive Disease Week 2017, held May 6-9 in Chicago, Illinois.
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At Digestive Disease Week 2017, held May 6-9 in Chicago, Illinois, researchers presented their work to develop a capsule scope that can harness the power of magnetics and robotics to autonomously explore the colon.
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A lack of diversity in study groups is a common problem in clinical trials, including those researching gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. Speakers at Digestive Disease Week 2017, held May 6-9 in Chicago, discussed the roots of this issue and what they have found to address it.
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At a session during Digestive Disease Week 2017, held May 6-9 in Chicago, speakers highlighted some new approaches to managing obesity that are now approved by the FDA.
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At Digestive Disease Week 2017, held May 6-9 in Chicago, researchers presented their findings from a trial of a text messaging intervention to encourage weight loss and liver health in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
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As the number of mobile health applications continues to skyrocket, a group of researchers set out to determine whether a smartphone app could prevent readmissions for patients released from the hospital after gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. The findings from the pilot study of their mHEALS app were presented at Digestive Disease Week 2017, which took place May 6-9 in Chicago.
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According to the findings of a new study, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty could present an effective alternative to more invasive surgical weight loss interventions. The research was presented at Digestive Disease Week 2017, held May 6-9 in Chicago.
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