AGA - American Gastroenterological Association Inc.

11/14/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/14/2023 10:57

Brush up on C. difficile this month

It's C. difficile Awareness Month! We've curated resources to enhance your knowledge on this challenging infection. From the latest clinical guidance to new treatment strategies, elevate your expertise to provide the best care for your patients.

Brand-new podcast series

Join hosts Drs. Paul Feuerstadt and Sahil Khanna for a six-episode series covering all things C. difficile - including microbiome therapy and FMT to documenting patient history. Listen and claim CME by clicking below, or search "Inside Scope" wherever you listen to podcasts.

Resources for patients

Share information with your patients explaining:

The AGA GI Patient Center also has an interactive guide to help patients navigate a C. diff diagnosis.

Evolution of targeted therapies for C. difficile

Therapies that help restore the gut microbiota to a eubiotic state, especially after antibiotic treatment for C. difficile, have been shown to help manage and prevent future recurrent C. difficile infection.