The agmdhope’s Podcast
An Inspirational Interview With Jaci Smith, Whose Sister, Billie Sweeney, Was Diagnosed With Gastroparesis In 1996 And Passed Away In 2016 (Interview April 2020)

An Inspirational Interview With Jaci Smith, Whose Sister, Billie Sweeney, Was Diagnosed With Gastroparesis In 1996 And Passed Away In 2016 (Interview April 2020)

April 23, 2020

AGMD is honored to present an inspirational interview with Jaci Smith, whose sister, Billie Sweeney, was diagnosed with Gastroparesis in 1996 and passed away in 2016.

Join us as Jaci talks about her experiences and her desire to carry out Billie's wish to draw awareness to Gastroparesis. 

This program is sponsored by the Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD). Please visit our website at www.agmdhope.org to learn more about AGMD's programs and resources.

AGMD Gastroparesis Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - January 2020

AGMD Gastroparesis Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - January 2020

February 29, 2020
This program is specifically for patients and loved ones living with and/or impacted by Gastroparesis. 
 
We invite you to learn, share your questions, concerns, stories, and personal experiences, and give and receive support as, together, we learn to cope with the physical and emotional aspects of this often life-changing illness.
AGMD Gastroparesis Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - February 2020

AGMD Gastroparesis Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - February 2020

February 29, 2020
This program is specifically for patients and loved ones living with and/or impacted by Gastroparesis. 
 
We invite you to learn, share your questions, concerns, stories, and personal experiences, and give and receive support as, together, we learn to cope with the physical and emotional aspects of this often life-changing illness.
Let’s Talk Open Discussion Series: Coping With The Holiday Pressures And Expectations - November 2019

Let’s Talk Open Discussion Series: Coping With The Holiday Pressures And Expectations - November 2019

December 5, 2019

The Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. | AGMD | is privileged to present an open discussion entitled, Coping with Holiday Pressures and Expectations.

The holiday season can be one of the most physically, socially, emotionally, and financially challenging times of year for those living with digestive disorders.  Please join us as we discuss how to cope with the pressures and expectations associated with the holidays.

An Interview Featuring Julie Bender-Sibbio, RDN, LDN, cWc

An Interview Featuring Julie Bender-Sibbio, RDN, LDN, cWc

November 2, 2019

AGMD is privileged to present an Interview with Julie Bender-Sibbio, RDN, LDN, cWC.

Julie is a functional and integrative nutritionist who helps patients identify root cause solutions in order to restore hope, health, and vitality!  She passionately combines her conventional and integrative nutrition training and 20+ years of experience to help patients recover and thrive using a comprehensive and holistic approach that takes into account each person’s unique biochemistry, genetics, lifestyle factors, diet, environment, and health history.  

Julie's private practice is at JBS Nutrition and Wellness, LTD, where she specializes in Celiac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic Constipation, SIBO, Diarrhea, Gastroparesis, Food Allergies/Sensitivities, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Gluten Sensitivity, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Leaky Gut, Autoimmune Disease, Thyroid Dysfunction, Mold/Biotoxin Illness, Vitamin Deficiencies, Yeast and Fungal Overgrowth, and Chronic Illness. You can learn more about Julie and her practice at jbsnourishwell.com.

During the interview, Julie will be talking about SIBO as well as other topics. 

This program is sponsored by the Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. | AGMD |.

An Interview Featuring Dr. Thomas Abell For Gastroparesis Awareness Month

An Interview Featuring Dr. Thomas Abell For Gastroparesis Awareness Month

October 28, 2019

As part of Gastroparesis Awareness Month, AGMD is honored to present an Interview with Dr. Thomas Abell.

Dr. Abell specializes in Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders with a specific interest in gastroparesis. He is currently at the University of Louisville.

This program is sponsored by the Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. | AGMD |.

AGMD Parent Telephone | Internet Community Support Group Meeting - February 2019

AGMD Parent Telephone | Internet Community Support Group Meeting - February 2019

February 14, 2019

Parents with a child of any age suffering from a digestive motility disease or disorder need support. Our Telephone Internet Community Support Group program provides a forum for parents to share their questions, concerns, frustrations, and emotions with others who understand.

AGMD Gastroparesis Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - January 2019

AGMD Gastroparesis Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - January 2019

January 29, 2019

This program is specifically for patients and loved ones living with and/or impacted by Gastroparesis.  We invite you to learn, share your questions, concerns, stories, and personal experiences, and give and receive support as, together, we learn to cope with the physical and emotional aspects of this often life-changing illness.

Sponsored by the Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. | AGMD |.

AGMD Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction (CIPO) Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - January 2019

AGMD Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction (CIPO) Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - January 2019

January 29, 2019

AGMD presents its Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction (CIPO) Telephone Internet Community Support Group meeting. This forum provides a place for patients with CIPO as well as their family members, to voice their concerns, frustrations, share their experiences and gain much needed support.

This program is sponsored by the Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. | AGMD |.

AGMD Newly Diagnosed Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - March 2017

AGMD Newly Diagnosed Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting - March 2017

January 27, 2019

AGMD presents it's Newly Diagnosed Telephone Internet Community Support Group Meeting.

When a patient is newly diagnosed with a digestive motility disorder, there are endless questions, fears and tears that may accompany trying to process the news. Patients and their families may go through a roller coaster of emotions. They may feel frightened and very much alone.

All participants have given AGMD their consent to have their voices recorded should they decide to speak during the program.

We encourage you to listen to the voices of those who are beginning their journies of living with a digestive motility disorder and those who are seasoned patients.