About This Educational Activity

Title: You and Constipation – An Animated Patient’s Guide to Constipation
Launch date: December 16, 2019

This educational activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of patients and caregivers affected by constipation.

This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Allergan, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Takeda.

Faculty:

Jeanetta W. Frye, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director, UVA GI Motility
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, FRCP
J. Harold Harrison, MD, Distinguished University Chair in Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicine and Director, Neurogastroenterology/Motility
Director, Digestive Health Clinical Research Center
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University
Augusta, Georgia

Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

Mechanisms In Medicine Inc. is committed to providing its learners with high quality educational activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this educational activity:

Disclaimer:

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance their own personal development.

Technical Requirements:

YouAndConstipation.org is an internet-based educational program available on Mac and PC. Click here to view Technical Requirements

This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Allergan, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Takeda.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.