Austin Education Day
The Holiday Inn- Arborteum

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Austin IBD Education Day
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Holiday Inn Express- Arborteum
10711 N. Research Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759

8:00am- 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am- 9:10am Welcome
9:10am- 10:00am

Opening Session: Updates in IBD
Dr. Annie Feagins
UT Health

This session will provide an overview of the latest in IBD research and how this affects patients and patient care. 

10:00am- 10:10am Break
10:10am- 10:50am Living Well and Thriving with IBD: Caring for Your Mental Health
Speaker: Nicole Williams, LPC
Nicole Williams Counseling

This presentation will provide an in-depth examination of the grief and loss cycle related to chronic conditions as well as an overview of mental health issues that are common with IBD. Participants will learn about interventions adn emotional self-regulating skills and strategies to help support and increase resilience. A live demonstration of an example intervention will be held during the presentation.
10:50am- 11:30am Is this My IBD or Something Else?
Dr. Junaid Siddiqui- Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
Dr. Thiru Lakshman- Central Texas Colon and Rectal Surgeons

This presentation will provide attendees with an overview of other manifestations that IBD can take and what may be something else. Dr. Siddiqui and Dr. Lakshman will take questions from the attendees and will cover commonly asked questions from their patients and clinical experience. 
11:30am Closing

Email Alicia Barron at for more information or with questions.

Thank you to our sponsor!


Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10711 N. Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78759

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