IBS and Chronic Constipation Perspective

 
 
  • A 15-Year-Old Girl With Diarrhea and Abdominal Pain A 15-year-old girl presents with intermittent diarrhea with associated abdominal pain for the past year. What's the diagnosis?
  • Voice Your Opinion: Matching the Right Diet to the Right Patient Share your comments related to the 'Matching the Right Diet to the Right Patient' slideshow.
  • Treating Gastrointestinal Disorders Through Improved Sleep   An increasing body of evidence shows that restless nights can have a substantial impact on outcomes. Dr Johnson explains how to incorporate these findings into our patient management.
  • Better Together: Primary Care and Emergency Medicine   A primary care physician and an emergency medicine physician use a case-based approach to discuss the points where these two services intersect and overlap.
  • ‘The Most Popular Diet Ever’: Why Going Gluten-Free Is Risky   Experts discuss the increasing trend among Americans to eliminate or reduce the amount of gluten in their diet and why it may not be right for everyone.
  • Celiac Disease in Children   Experts discuss today's reality of diagnosing and managing celiac disease and related disorders in children. Will new recommendations help?
  • The New, Old World of Functional Medicine: Part 1   In the first part of this series, Dr Bhargava talks with Dr Hyman about the basics of functional medicine -- what it is and how it differs from conventional medicine.
  • The Biology Behind 'Psychosomatic' Illness Could recent findings help explain how so-called psychosomatic conditions arise and suggest treatment targets for a variety of disorders?
  • 8 Key Primary Care Takeaways: Digestive Disease Week 2016   Dr David Johnson discusses some of the highlights from key data presented at this year's Digestive Disease Week and how they may affect primary care practice.
  • Osmosis Question of the Week June 24, 2016 A 37-year-old man with irritable bowel syndrome undergoes surgery. Do you know what is resected?
  • It's a Wrap: A Look Back at the Highlights of DDW 2016   Dr David Johnson discusses some of the most important studies coming out of this year's Digestive Disease Week and reflects on the implications of these data in clinical gastroenterology.
  • Microbes and Mental Health: The Link Between Biome and Brain   Dr Emily Deans discusses evidence showing the link between the gut microbiome and brain health.
  • Unsafe at Any Lunch? In the wake of several high-profile foodborne disease outbreaks, Dr William Balistreri details the clinical consequences, possible causes, and what can be done to stop them in the future.
  • Should We All Go Gluten-Free? It is undoubtedly the major dietary trend of the decade, but is there evidence to support avoiding gluten if you don't have celiac disease?
  • NAFLD and GUT: An Intriguing Association This case illustrates how metabolic factors and intestinal permeability can be the keys to reversing fatty liver disease.
  • Picky Eating: Is It Serious? What's your take on picky eating -- serious problem or something children will just outgrow? Should picky eating receive more attention?
  • Opioids for Chronic Pain: Yes or No? From San Francisco, a neurologist and a rheumatologist debate whether or not opioids belong in the management of chronic, noncancer pain.
  • GI Wrap-up: Highlights From ACG 2015   Dr David Johnson discusses some of the key studies presented at this year's American College of Gastroenterology meeting and provides his perspective on what will be useful in clinical practice.
  • Advances in Celiac Disease, IBS, IBD, and EoE A review of the new advances in the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, and eosinophilic esophagitis.
  • Can Synbiotics Keep Children Healthy? This synbiotic study wasn't an unqualified success, but Dr William Basco thinks it's too soon to dismiss the potential health benefits of these products in children.