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Nov 13, 2020, 08:32 ET Reporter's Guide to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Released

International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) today announced the release of Reporter's Guide to GERD, a new comprehensive resource ...


Jul 17, 2020, 08:48 ET Gastroparesis: Quality of Life and Symptom Burdens for Patients

Studies show that gastroparesis, a chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, is estimated to affect up to five million people in the United States. The ...


Jul 07, 2020, 08:38 ET IFFGD Announces the 2020 Research Recognition Award Winners

IFFGD recognizes the critical role of increasing the understanding and care of chronic gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses in adults, and children, by...


Apr 09, 2020, 08:36 ET IFFGD's IBS Patients' Illness Experience and Unmet Needs Survey

IFFGD announces the reimplementation of the IBS Patients' Illness Experience and Unmet Needs Survey to evaluate the needs of the IBS patient...


Mar 04, 2020, 08:34 ET IBS: More Questions Than Answers?

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month. Worldwide, an estimate of 10 to 15% of the population is affected by IBS, and 25 to 45...


Feb 27, 2020, 08:39 ET IFFGD Raises Awareness for Rare Digestive Diseases on Rare Disease Day 2020

Each year, Rare Disease Day is recognized by people around the world on the last day of February. This is a day to bring attention to rare diseases...


Dec 05, 2019, 08:33 ET IFFGD Recognizes December as Constipation Awareness Month with the Launch of Animated Patient's Guide to Constipation

December is Constipation Awareness Month. International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Foundation (IFFGD) launches a campaign to address the...


Dec 02, 2019, 08:38 ET IFFGD Shares GI Developments with #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) will celebrate the season of giving on December 3rd with a...


Aug 01, 2019, 10:37 ET IFFGD Raises Awareness for Gastroparesis Awareness Month to Encourage "Education"

There is an average of about five million people in the United States living with the debilitating and sometimes life-threatening symptoms of...