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Nov 25, 2019, 15:21 ET 20 Years of Raising Awareness for GERD

1 in 5 people suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in the United States and close to 5 million people are admitted into the hospital...


May 16, 2019, 08:31 ET IFFGD Announces 2019 Research Recognition Awards Recipients

Recognizing the critical role of research in advancing the understanding and care of chronic gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses in adults and children,...


Mar 28, 2019, 08:32 ET IFFGD Encourages Patients to Share "What I Wish People Understood About My IBS" for IBS Awareness Month

For the 30 to 45 million Americans living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the need to be understood by those closest to them often goes...


Feb 13, 2019, 08:34 ET IFFGD Sheds a Light on the Daily Impact of Rare Digestive Disorders for Rare Disease Day 2019

Everyday life can be a challenge with a rare disease. Juggling care-related tasks alongside daily activities such as work, school, and social...


Dec 05, 2018, 08:33 ET IFFGD Marks Constipation Awareness Month with Launch of Education Campaign

Most people experience bouts of constipation from time to time. But, for millions of Americans, constipation isn't something that just goes away....


Nov 07, 2018, 08:35 ET IFFGD Celebrates #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) will celebrate giving by joining the #GivingTuesday movement ...


Nov 01, 2018, 08:31 ET Have You Heard? It Could Be GERD!

As the holiday season approaches, most people are looking forward to parties with co-workers and friends, sharing quality time with family, and the...