CARE™ Perspectives

DDW 2019 Report



03 Jul 2019

The 2019 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) took place from May 18th to 21st in San Diego, California.


CARE™ Gastroenterology Faculty hosted the 11th Annual CARE™ at DDW meeting on Saturday May 18th 2019 with the goal of framing content from a Canadian perspective.

DDW 2019 featured content on Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, biosimilars, functional GI disorders and upper GI disorders. This issue of CARE™ Perspectives from DDW 2019 provides coverage on the GI disorders listed above, as well as information regarding a CARE™ Needs Assessment on IBD. The content that follows is written in the language in which it was presented and is adapted from the abstracts of the DDW 2019 meeting. Perspectives are provided by members of the CARE™ Gastroenterology Faculty.

CARE™ Faculty Presenters:

John Marshall, MD
McMaster University

Remo Panaccione, MD
University of Calgary

Alain Bitton, MD
McGill University

David Armstrong, MD
McMaster University

Louis Liu, MD
Toronto Western Hospital

CARE™ Faculty Reviewers:

Dustin Loomes, MD
Victoria General Hospital

Natasha Bollegala, MD
Women’s College Hospital
University of Toronto

Sebastien Rolland, MD
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital

Patient CARE™ Faculty Presenters:

Ganive Bhinder, PhD, Board Member
Canadian Society of Intestinal Research