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Upcoming Webinars

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Past Webinars


Treating Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery
Live Date was January 28, 2015


UCLA bariatric endoscopist Rabindra R. Watson, MD, discusses weight gain after bariatric surgery, a common problem that occurs several years after the operation often due to anatomic changes in the stomach and bowel. Dr. Watson will cover the mechanisms of weight gain, how bariatric surgery works, why patients may regain weight after surgery, and the latest techniques to treat weight regain.


Jeffrey Lewis MD UCLA Gastroenterology Celiac DiseaseCeliac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity
Live Date was April 9, 2014

UCLA gastroenterologist Jeffrey Lewis, MD, discusses celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. He will address how these conditions are diagnosed and treated, what the conditions mean for patients and their families, and what resources are available for support.





Dr. Christina HaUnderstanding the Basics of IBD: What You Need to Know
Live Date was July 31, 2013

UCLA digestive disease expert Christina Ha, MD, discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This webinar will help patients understand inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) so they can get the most out of their appointments with their physicians. Viewers will learn how to identify potential flares, discuss symptoms with their physician, and understand the short- and long-term rationale behind treatments.




Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
Live Date was August 28, 2013

UCLA gastroenterologist Kevin Ghassemi, MD, discusses Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), including symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and dietary considerations.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus that in adults can cause difficulty swallowing, heartburn, vomiting, or abdominal and chest pain. In children, EoE symptoms can include poor growth, weight loss, a poor appetite or even refusing to eat.


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