DDW 2023: Insights on Becoming a Leader (GI & Endoscopy News)
Michelle Kang Kim, MD, PhD, the chair of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, talks about breaking the glass ceiling, sharing insights into the process of becoming a leader.
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH: How AI Can Help With Cancer Screenings (HCP Live)
In a presentation during the 2023 DDW, Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, Director of Research Outcomes, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, NYU Langone, discussed how doctors can better use new technologies like AI for cancer screenings.
Linda S. Lee, MD, Talks About Using AI During DDW 2023 (HCPLive)
In an interview with HCPLive®, Linda S. Lee, MD, Director of Endoscopy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explained how the results show utilizing artificial intelligence could be a way to better increase accuracy in cancer screenings.
DDW 2023: Multiple Advantages Shown for Underwater EMR of Colorectal Polyps (GI & Endoscopy News)
Underwater endoscopic mucosal resection conveys numerous advantages over the conventional approach for resection of colorectal polyps, according to a meta-analysis presented at Digestive Disease Week 2023.
DDW23: Endoscopic ReCET Procedure Plus Semaglutide Eliminates Need for Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes (Medical Research)
An investigational outpatient endoscopic procedure may help eliminate the need for insulin in people with type 2 diabetes, early research has suggested.
DDW Sessions Where Surgeons and Gastroenterologists Meet (GI & Endoscopy News)
Recognizing the growing need for multidisciplinary medicine, the organizers of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract programming at DDW 2023 have put together several sessions that have crossover appeal for GI surgeons and gastroenterologists.
At-Home Monitoring Device Can Predict Crohn’s Disease Flares (Medscape)
Researchers found that increases in breathing rate, more awakenings at night, and slower walking speed accurately predicted that a person’s Crohn’s disease activity was about to flare.
Most Crohn’s and Liver Disease Info on TikTok Is Accurate: Studies (WebMD)
In one study, three medical residents reviewed 81 TikTok videos identified by a search for #crohnsdisease. All were posted since January 2021. They found of the 25% that were educational, 80% were accurate.
CRC screening rates are higher in Medicaid expansion states (MDedge)
Improving access to preventive health care services, such as colorectal cancer screening, for the poor and uninsured has led to better health outcomes, a study has shown.
Gut microbiome fluctuates throughout the day and across seasons, finds study (Medical Xpress)
The balance of microbes in the human gut varies substantially from morning to night and even more by season—with profound fluctuations completely transforming the microbiome from summer to winter.
inFoods® IBS Test Now Validated for Use with Simple Finger Stick Whole Blood Collection Technology (GlobeNewswire)
Biomerica also announced that inFoods® IBS clinical trial data was presented at the DDW conference May 8th.The data showed that the inFoods® IBS treatment diet significantly improved several key IBS symptoms including Abdominal Pain Intensity (API).
Physicians must give ‘extra care and attention’ to patients with NAFLD, COVID-19 (Healio)
Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease had worse COVID-19-related outcomes compared with infected individuals without NAFLD, according to data presented at Digestive Disease Week.
Guardant Health announces new data to be presented at 2023 Digestive Disease Week showcasing the potential of its blood-based technology to detect colorectal cancer (Business Wire)
The ECLIPSE Study late-breaking abstract and one additional abstract highlighting the potential of Guardant Health’s blood-based screening technology are now available online through the DDW meeting planner.
Gut-directed hypnotherapy improves abdominal pain, stool consistency in IBS (Healio)
Digital gut-directed hypnotherapy resulted in greater improvement in abdominal pain and stool symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome compared with digital muscle relaxation, according to research.
Dedicated patient navigator cost-effective, improved FIT return rates by nearly 38% (Healio)
Adding a dedicated patient navigator improved fecal immunochemical testing completion and return rates and resulted in significant savings to the health care system.