Digestive Disease Week (DDW 2022) Preview: The Biggest Functional GI Community Topics

Digestive Disease Week® 2022 (DDW 2022) is the world’s premier meeting for gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery. Sponsored by four leading societies — AASLD, AGA, ASGE, and SSAT — DDW brings physicians, researchers, and other industry professionals together to exchange knowledge, formulate ideas and uncover new ways to improve the lives of those living with…

Inaugural Issue of Modern Gastro Now Available

Commonwealth Diagnostics International Inc. (CDI) is proud to announce that the first release of Modern Gastro is now available in digital format. The magazine, also distributed complimentary in print format to select gastroenterologists nationwide, features functional gastrointestinal (GI) trends and insights. Featured articles in the inaugural issue of Modern Gastro include: Highlights from the 2021…

Breath Testing and Aerosol-Generating Procedures in Gastroenterology

GI leaders call for updated guidelines from industry medical professional societies for breath testing amidst ongoing COVID-19 concerns caused by aerosol-generating procedures (AGPs) Download Full Digital Copy of “Breath Testing and Aerosol-Generating Procedures in Gastroenterology”DOWNLOAD NOW As of early May 2020, the CDC listed aerosol inhalation as one of the coronavirus’s most significant ways to…

Hydrogen and Methane-Based Breath Testing

FODMAPs 101: What are FODMAPs and When to Recommend a Low-FODMAP Diet

What are FODMAPs? FODMAP, which stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, And Polyols, are groups of small-chain carbohydrates that, very often, are not wholly absorbed in the small intestine. The FODMAP carbohydrates, more specifically sugars and fibers, can be found in everyday foods such as: Fructose — fruits, honey, high-fructose corn syrup, agave Lactose sugar…