Since 2015, DHF has raised over $8 million and has funded 30 cutting-edge research studies that are changing the future of digestive health.
MD Magazine: ACG Guidelines for NSAID Prescription & Setting Diagnosis featuring Dr. Stephen B. Hanauer
Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, discusses the rationale for identifying low-risk progression in patients and whether tests should be administered for fecal calprotectin to differentiate the presence of inflammatory bowel disease, according to the American College of Gastroenterology guidelines.
NBC Nightly News: “New program tries to combat America’s opioid addiction crisis by taking back unused pills” featuring DHF Grant Recipient Dr. Jonah Stulberg
Surgeons write 28 million opioid prescriptions each year, but 75 percent of the pills go unused and many end up contributing to opioid addiction. This is a crisis that one hospital hopes to end with a new kind of drug take-back program. Dr. Stulberg is a 2017 Digestive Health Foundation Grant recipient for his project “Developing ways to reduce inappropriate use of (leftover) narcotics prescribed for patients undergoing bowel surgery.”
ACG Past President Dr. Stephen B. Hanauer is this year’s Berk/Fise Clinical Achievement Awardee for his significant and distinguished contributions to clinical gastroenterology. This annual award recognizes not only clinical excellence, but also contributions in patient care, clinical science, clinical education, technological innovation, and public and community service.
A patient shares her weight loss journey with Northwestern Medicine. Also, Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center gastrointestinal surgeons Dr. Alex Nagle, Dr. Eric Hungness and Dr. Ezra Teitelbaum talk about treatment options, preparation and what types of patients would benefit from learning more.
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