ACTION ALERT!

This message comes from OLEY.org – enriching the lives of those living with home intravenous nutrition. This is an extremely important time to be engaged! We will be sending alerts periodically, but posting updates to oley.org/Legislation frequently. Stay tuned for updates on this and other important legislative issues. ACTION ALERT Ask Senators to vote NOContinue reading “ACTION ALERT!”

Repost: from our friends at Mighty Well

Hi all, Jim Sliney Jr, your Newsletter Editor here. What follows is an excerpt from the blog of our friends over at Mighty-Well – sharing their experience at the OLEY Conference, 2017. Enjoy! At this year’s Oley Conference, the Mighty Well team had the opportunity to connect with potential partners, who share a socially conscious mission toContinue reading “Repost: from our friends at Mighty Well”

Clinical Nutrition Week, Orlando FL 2/18-2/21

Clinical Nutrition Week 2017 in Orlando, FL The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition’s (ASPEN) Clinical Nutrition Week (CNW17) is a can’t miss conference for nutrition support professionals. Over 2,000 clinicians and researchers will gather for four days of educational and research programs aimed at improving patient care, on February 18-21, 2017 at theContinue reading “Clinical Nutrition Week, Orlando FL 2/18-2/21”

The PIE FACE CHALLENGE

This article from David Wilson of Itemlive.com introduces a young man named Andrew Billeveau. See the article where Andrew talks about his gastroparesis and how to raise money and awareness he took part in The Pie Face Challenge article. ! The article mentions G-PACT and our own Operations Director Colleen Beener. Visit G-PACT’s own Pie Face Challenge onContinue reading “The PIE FACE CHALLENGE”

Malnutrition Awareness Week -ASPEN

Malnutrition Awareness Week TM Date: September 26 – 30, 2016 Website: http://www.nutritioncare.org/maw Contact Information: (301) 587-6315, info@nutritioncare.org Join the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) September 26 – 30, 2016 for their fifth annual Malnutrition Awareness Week™. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness in healthcare professionals to consider assessing andContinue reading “Malnutrition Awareness Week -ASPEN”

Public Meeting on Functional GI Disorders Patient-Focused Drug Development

On May 22, 2015, the FDA obtained patient input on the impact of functional GI disorders on daily life and patients’ views on currently available therapies to treat the functional GI disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastroparesis, chronic persistent symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux despite standard therapeutic interventions, and chronic idiopathic constipation.  G-PACT was there! ForContinue reading “Public Meeting on Functional GI Disorders Patient-Focused Drug Development”

Functional GI Disorders Patient-Focused Drug Development Public Meeting

In less than 2 months, on May 11th, the FDA is holding a public meeting and an opportunity for public comment on Patient-Focused Drug Development for functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome, gastroparesis, chronic persistent symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux despite standard therapeutic interventions, and chronic idiopathic constipation. Even if you cannot attend, you canContinue reading “Functional GI Disorders Patient-Focused Drug Development Public Meeting”

2015 DDNC Public Policy Forum March 1st & 2nd in Washington, DC

REMINDER!!! Lobby on Capitol Hill for Digestive Tract Paralysis! The 2015 DDNC Public Policy Forum will be held on Sunday, March 1st and Monday, March 2nd in Washington, DC. Join patients, health care providers, industry representatives, lawmakers and their legislative staff for two days of educational programs, legislative updates and advocacy training. You will visitContinue reading “2015 DDNC Public Policy Forum March 1st & 2nd in Washington, DC”