Obesity Increases Length of Stay, Interventions, Not Death Risk, for Lower GI Bleeding

    Marwan S. Abougergi, MD Poster 98 Obesity Impacts Resource Utilization but Not Mortality among Patients Admitted with Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: A Nationwide Analysis Author Insight from Marwan S. Abougergi, MD, Catalyst ...

Will Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Really Make Me Fat?

  Monika Fischer, MD, MSCR Poster 795 Weight Change After Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Is Not Associated With Donor Body Mass Index (BMI) Author Insight from Monika Fischer, MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division ...

Can We Predict Failure of FMT in Patients with Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)?

  Monika Fischer, MD, MSCR Oral 39 Predictors of Failure After Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) for the Therapy of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Author Insight from Monika Fischer, MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor of Clinical ...

Survey Highlights Alarming Deficit in Knowledge of Basic Nutrition, Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors Among High Schoolers

Noor Hasaon Poster 851 Assessment of Nutritional Knowledge in High School Students: A Survey Study Author Insight from Noor A. Hason, Texas Clinical Research Institute What’s new here and important for clinicians? The results of this study ...

Possible Link Between Common IBS Symptoms and Alterations of Intestinal Microbiota

  Yehuda Ringel, MD, FACG Oral 5 Associations of Clinical Symptoms and Bowel Characteristics With Intestinal Microbiota in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome Author Insight from Yehuda (Udi) Ringel, MD, FACG, Professor of Medicine, ...

Study Outlines New Approach for Stable Oral Delivery of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Zain Kassam MD, MPH Poster 107 Microbial Emulsion Matrices: A Novel Method to Produce Stable, Orally Available Capsules for Fecal Microbiota Transplantation to Treat Clostridium difficile Author Insight from Zain Kassam, MD, MPH, FRCPC, OpenBiome ...