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Dr. Will DePaolo

Should You Be Taking Prebiotics for Ulcerative Colitis?

If you have ulcerative colitis, chances are you’ve heard of (and may even use) probiotics — supplements of healthy bacteria that promote digestive health and general well-being. But you may not have heard of probiotics counterpart, prebiotics.

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Dr. Jason Dominitz

Large VA Trial Seeks Critical Answers on CRC Screening

The VA has embarked on a landmark study to understand which test is best for colorectal cancer screening. The CONFIRM trial is a large randomized study directly evaluating the two most commonly used approaches to colorectal cancer screening in the United States, colonoscopy vs FIT.

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Thursday, December 14th

Microbiome Symposium

The CFAR Enterics Study Team, the Center for Microbiome Sciences and Therapeutics (CMiST), and Global WACh are pleased to host a microbiome-focused half-day symposium on December 14, 2017. Keynote speaker: Dr. Grace Aldrovandi from UCLA. There is no fee to register.

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Dr. Alexander Ende

Comparing Force Application During Colonoscopy Between Novice and Expert Endoscopists

Learning to perform colonoscopy safely and effectively is central to gastroenterology fellowship programs. The application of force to the colonoscope is an important part of colonoscopy technique.

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Dr. Jasmine Zia

Provider Interpretations of IBS Food and Symptom Journals

Up to 65% of patients with IBS associate certain foods with their symptom flare-ups. Identifying personalized trigger foods in food and symptom journals is a commonly accepted management strategy. But how are providers interpreting these results?

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