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Important Links

American Society Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

www.askasge.org

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Disease of the National Institutes of Health
www.niddk.nih.gov
This site contains patient information on many digestive disorders as well as linkages to other digestive disease sites.

GI Disorders

The following are sites for specific GI disorders.

Hemochromatosis
Iron Overload Disease Association, Inc.
www.ironoverload.org

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
www.iffgd.org
This site provides information on irritable bowel syndrome, bloating, gas and fecal incontinence, and many other GI disorders where the contraction function of the bowel is involved.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
www.ccfa.org/
This site provides extensive information for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Liver Disease
American Liver Foundation
www.liverfoundation.org/
This site provides a great deal of information on almost every liver condition.

Celiac-sprue Support Page
www.celiac.com/
This site is written by an individual with celiac disease and provides education about this disorder along with information about special dietary needs.

Ostomy
United Ostomy Association, Inc.
www.uoa.org/
This site provides information to assist people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary ostomies - i.e. colostomy, ileostomy or ureterostomies.

 

Support Services

Directory of Digestive Disease Organization for Patients

www.niddk.nih.gov/health/edu.htm
Support services are available for patients with an interest in or diagnosis of a specific disease. This site provides an extensive list of voluntary and private organizations for many GI disorders.

American College of Gastroenterology
www.acg.gi.org/
Click on "Digest This"

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
www.asge.org/

American Gastroenterological Association
www.gastro.org/

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
http://www.aasld.org