Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation: Strategies for Treating Abdominal and Bowel Symptoms
Joel Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP, FACG
Clinical Professor, Family Medicine and Urology
University of Michigan Medical School
Anthony Lembo, MD
Professor of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Implement strategies to improve the recognition and accurate diagnosis of IBS-C in adult patients
- Evaluate the most recent clinical data associated with current and emerging treatments for IBS-C
- Apply the most current guideline recommendations for patient-centered treatment of IBS-C
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Release Date: December 18, 2022
Expiration Date: December 18, 2023
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Joel J. Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP, FACG has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Anthony Lembo, MD- Advisory Board– Arena, Ardelyx, BioAmerica, IM HealthSciences, Mauna Kea Technologies, Ironwood, Mylan, Orpho-Med, Shire, Takeda, Vibrant and Allergan. Research Support for clinical trials from– NIH, Arena, Takeda, Vanda, and Vibrant
Amy Barto, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Barto has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Wound Clinics, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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