Gut Health

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Focus on Management and Patient Education

July 10, 2020

Pharmacists can counsel patients with GERD on strategies to address their symptoms.

Gut Bacteria Contribute to Improved Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes

July 08, 2020

Type 2 diabetes risk prediction is improved by observing changes in gut bacteria, a study finds.

Reevaluating the Use of Docusate in the Management of Constipation

July 01, 2020

Pharmacists can and must play an active role in guiding patients on the selection of laxatives which are supported by sound evidence.

Research Shows Human DNA Affects Gut Bacteria

June 30, 2020

Though the relationship between genetics and gut-dwelling bacteria is still a realm of mystery, new research has begun a new step towards better understanding how one affects the other.

FDA Approves Treatment for Recurrent Diabetes Gastroparesis

June 23, 2020

The first and only one of its kind, metoclopramide nasal spray offers relief to often debilitating symptoms of the gastrointestinal disease.

Study Finds Investigational GERD Therapy Reduces Reflux Symptoms

June 01, 2020

IW-3718, an investigational adjunct therapy to proton pump inhibitors for refractory GERD, showed favorable results in reducing heartburn severity and other symptoms.