Highlights of H. pylori-focused research at Digestive Disease Week: a noninvasive assessment tool, need for eradication testing, and patterns of treatment resistance.
Veronica Hackethal, MD
Studies of celiac disease at DDW 2018 found low rates of non-celiac gluten sensitivity, lower detection in women vs men, and that the pediatric poulation is underdiagnosed.
News from DDW 2018: GERD is appearing in younger patients; PPI first use linked to many adverse events; and, new test for bile salts in saliva.
Functional constipation—it’s stubborn. Our MD onsite at Digestive Disease Week briefs you on 5 new Dx and Rx approaches.
Research summarized for PCPs on: low FODMAP diets plus vit D; differential FODMAP intolerance; and the impact of food allergy on IBS-D.
Three presentations at Digestive Disease Week 2018 shed light on proposed biologic underpinnings that determine risk for obesity and related complications.
Results from a recent analysis of trends in US migraine prevalence show disease burden higher in populations that may be neglected. Are any of your patients at risk?
What's your SLIT IQ? Find out what you know about the AAAAI guidelines on appropriate use of sublingual immunotherapy with our 5-question quiz.
In the largest study to date of blockade of the greater occipital nerve for migraine treatment, more than half of patients claimed a 50% reduction in pain.
Two studies look at the effect of increasing the dose of inhaled corticosteroids 4 and 5 times to abort asthma deterioration. The results may surprise you.