National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse Database
Database at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and
Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) that provides titles, abstracts,
and availability information on digestive diseases information and health
American College of Gastroenterology
Professional organization founded in 1932 to advance the study and medical treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
American Gastroenterological Association
A non-profit specialty medical society for physicians, researchers and
educators whose primary practice, research and/or teaching involves the
functions and disorders of the digestive system.
American Liver Foundation
Home page of the American Liver Foundation, a voluntary non-profit
health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and
all liver diseases through research, education and support groups.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
A organization devoted to enhancing the quality of patient care by
fostering excellence in all aspects of gastrointestinal endoscopy.
CenterWatch - Clinical Trials Listings for Gastroenterology
Clinical trials in gastroenterology listed on the CenterWatch
Clinical Trials Listing Service.
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of American
Comprehensive information on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Crohn's Disease Web Page
General information on Crohn's disease created and maintained by a
patient with the disorder.
Directory of Digestive Disease Organizations for Patients
Compiled by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Disease of the National Institutes of Health.
GERD Information Resource Center
An information resource on gastroesophageal reflux disease maintained
by Astra Merck, Inc.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Experts estimate that approximately 58 million Americans suffer from the symptoms of
Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS of whom approximately 80 percent are women. IBS is a
functional disorder of the intestine. Although there is no sign of the disease that can
be seen or measured under a microscope or using an endoscope, IBS is a real medical
condition. IBS symptoms include abdominal
discomfort, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. IBS is different from routine, infrequent
constipation or diarrhea.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help Group
Home page of a self help support group for irritable bowel syndrome.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease of
the National Institutes of Health WWW Server with topics on digestive
A site site funded and maintained by the Lorenzen Cancer Foundation
with information on cancer of the pancreas.