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Medical researchers are continuously searching for new or better ways to treat illness or disease. If they discover something that may be helpful, it cannot be put into general use until years of careful phased testing has been done. Research studies are what enable medical research for a drug to, in turn, become available to physicians and patients. Research studies may also be referred to as clinical studies, clinical trials, drug trials or drug studies. Read Understanding Research Studies for further information.

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Apps and Media

Use this forum to discuss GI and health related apps or media for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android or BlackBerry device . Provide advice by writing a new review or commenting on another.

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GI and Health Related Books and Literature

Use this forum to discuss GI and health related literature, namely books and electronic books (Kindle, Nook, iPad), booklets, periodicals, magazines, and e-mailed newsletters. Provide advice by writing a new review or commenting on another.

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Dealing with Relationships

Our thoughts and experiences play a part in how well we feel with an illness. How our partners, spouses, children and extended family members relate and communicate with each other is another factor that can have an effect on illness. Use this forum to discuss how we deal with relationships while having a digestive illness. Resources: Mind-Body Digestive Center.

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Traveling with a Health Condition

The changes in schedule and diet when traveling can sometimes cause big digestive problems. Discuss how to plan, manage and minimize GI discomfort while traveling. Share your travel destinations and travel tips in this forum for accessible travel and/or traveling with a disability. Resource: Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH)

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Working and Careers

Having a digestive illness is especially hard on people at work. Use this forum to share the ways you cope with work and your career.
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Going to school

Living with a digestive condition presents certain limitations that are likely not understood by teachers or professors in the classroom. Use this forum to discuss what it's like, what are the challenges and how do you cope when you go to school or college with a digestive illness. Resources: Chronic Kids.

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