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Make Your Voice Heard

What does it mean to be an advocate? Advocates are people who speak out about something they believe in on behalf of themselves and/or others.

Read stories from Advocates who raise their voice for Digestive Health at Advocates in Action and be the change!


Support Digestive Health Research

A growing number of Congressional Representatives have become cosponsors of The Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2015 (HR 2311). 

Join the conversation on #HR2311 and the movement!

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  • Digestive Health Monthly - Nov...

    The 17th Annual GERD Awareness Week was November 20-26, 2016. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GE... Read More
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    The 17th Annual GERD Awareness Week was November 20-26, 2016. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GE... Read More
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  • Virtual Advocacy Day 2016

    On June 23rd, patients, family members and friends, health care providers, researchers, and members ... Read More
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    Join with others to raise critical awareness for all those suffering with functional GI or motility ... Read More
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  • Need for Funding Research

    More than 25% of the global population reportedly suffers in some capacity from a functional gastroi... Read More
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    Will Donating to Medical Research Make A Difference? The majority of research in the United States .... Read More
  • Taking Part in Clinical Trials

    Clinical research studies/trials seek to find new and better ways to treat, control, prevent, diagno... Read More