ASG Webinar Series



Session 1:

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 5:00pm

In this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to learn and ask questions about Celiac disease.


Presenter:

Dr. Justine Turner and Dr. Sander van Zanten

Dr. Justine Turner is a pediatric gastroenterologist and Professor at the University of Alberta.  She is medical lead for the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Celiac Disease Clinic at Stollery Children’s Hospital Edmonton. She is a long member of the Professional Advisory Council for the Canadian Celiac Association and Medical Advisor for the Edmonton Chapter of the Canadian Celiac Association.

and

Dr. Veldhuyzen van Zanten has been a member of the University of Alberta GI Division since 2006. He.is an Academic Gastroenterologist who went to medical school and did his Internal Medicine training in Holland. He did his GI training and a Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster’s University in Hamilton, Canada from 1986 to 1990. In 1992, he received a PhD in Medicine on the topic of "Clinical Aspects of Helicobacter pylori infection" from the University of Amsterdam.

Moderator:

Dr. Karen Kroeker,

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe key treatment decision points in the new pathway for management of Celiac disease;
  • Explain the benefits that could be achieved through harmonization of lab testing across Alberta, and the impact that treatment algorithms may have on testing;
  • Review opportunities for quality improvement that may be achieved via use of the pathway
  • Discuss a maximum wait time of < 8weeks for biopsy confirmation of the diagnosis.

Registration now open



Session 2: Sarcopenia, Malnutrition in IBD and Cirrhosis of the Liver

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at 5:30 pm
Join us for an interactive session where members can inquire about sarcopenia in liver disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), get insights on current evidence-based recommendations, best practices for patient management, and engage in live Q&A throughout the presentation.

Presenter:

Dr. Maitrey Raman, Physician Nutrition Specialist, Medical Educator and Clinical Associate Professor, University of Calgary

and

Dr. Puneeta Tandon, Hepatologist and founder of the Cirrhosis Care Clinic at the University of Alberta Hospital


Moderator:

Dr. Jesse Siffledeen 

President of the ASG

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the pathophysiology of sarcopenia in liver disease, including the impact of cirrhosis on muscle wasting and its association with malnutrition.
  • Describe the relationship between malnutrition and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
  • Evaluate evidence-based strategies for the management of sarcopenia, malnutrition in IBD, and cirrhosis of the liver, focusing on interventions aimed at optimizing nutritional status and preserving muscle mass.

Registration opening soon


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Session 4:

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This webinar has received an educational grant or in-kind support from:


Celltrion, Janssen, Pfizer, AbbVie, Amgen, Gilead, Organon, Fresinius Kabi, Bausch, Pendopharm, Pentax, McKesson, Sanofi, BioScript, Biojamp, Boston Scientific, SRX Health, Takeda, Lilly, Lupin, McKesson, Sandoz, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, Cencora Innomar Strategies