Increasing Incidence of Anal Cancer in Major US Populations

  Jamal A. Ibdah, MD, PhD, FACG Poster 544 Increasing Incidence of Anal Cancer in Major US Populations: A SEER Database Study From 1973 to 2011 Author Insight from Jamal A. Ibdah, MD, PhD, FACG, Division Director of Gastroenterology and ...

Study Links Morbid Obesity to Significant Healthcare Burden

Poster 557 Inpatient Burden of Morbid Obesity in U.S.: An Analysis of Time Trends from 1997 to 2012 Salman Nusrat, MD Author Insight from Salman Nusrat, MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center What’s new here and important for clinicians? Prevalence ...

One in Five U.S. Adults Who Are Not Obese Have Metabolic Syndrome

  Robert Wong, MD Poster 1928 One in Five Adults in the United States Who Are Not Obese Have Metabolic Syndrome: An Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2012 Author Insight from Robert Wong, MD, Director, GI ...

Study calls for Twitter Users with High Social Network Visibility to Help Correct Colonoscopy Misperceptions

Omar Metwally, MD Poster 535 Understanding Public Attitudes Toward Colonoscopy on Twitter Author Insight from Omar N. Metwally, MD, St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco What’s new here and important for clinicians? This is the ...

Study Highlights Importance of Following Label Directions for Saline Enemas

  David H. Balaban, MD, FACG Poster 543 Adverse Events Associated With Sodium Phosphate (Saline) Enema in Adults: A 46-Year Database and Clinical Survey Author Insight from David H. Balaban, MD, FACG, Charlottesville Gastroenterology Associates What’s ...

Health Literacy and GI: Are Patient Education Materials on the Internet Impactful?

  Sahil R. Patel, MD Poster 526 Health Literacy and Gastroenterology: A Quantitative Readability Analysis of Patient Education Materials on the Internet Author Insight from Sahil R. Patel, MD, Chief Resident 2015-2016, Internal Medicine Drexel ...