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Register for two Gastro Bites sessions in November

Join us on Nov. 17 with leading GERD experts and Nov. 29 with the authors of AGA's new guideline on obesity pharmacotherapy.
Gastro Bites
Gastro Bites

In November, AGA has two Gastro Bites sessions for your viewing and learning.

GERD Awareness

Thursday, Nov. 17, noon EST

Just ahead of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Awareness Week (Nov. 20-26), we’ll be joined by expert faculty Ronnie, Fass, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Amit Patel, MD, Duke University and Shabnam Sarker, MD, Vanderbilt University to discuss the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of GERD. The Gastro Bites: GERD Awareness session will also include a product theater sponsored by Laborie.

Register and learn how to:
  • Identify the various recommendations for a personalized evaluation of patients with GERD.
  • Examine the individualized management approach of patients with GERD.
  • Determine which patients are candidates for pH-impedance testing.
  • Apply the different pH-impedance metrics in GERD management.

AGA Guideline on Obesity Pharmacotherapy – New Standards for Treating Patients with Excess Weight

Tuesday, Nov. 29, noon EST

Join Perica Davitkov, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Eduardo Grunvald, MD, FACP, University of California San Diego, Ruben Hernaez, MD, MPH, PhD, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, and Octavia Pickett-Blakely, MD, MHS, GI Nutrition, Penn Medicine, as they discuss:

  • Why are medications necessary to treat obesity?
  • Current FDA approved drugs for anti-obesity pharmacotherapy.
  • Efficacy, safety, and clinical considerations of individual agents.
  • Challenges and future promise for obesity care.
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