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Below is a list of websites that will provide our patients with additional information.

General Health

Healthfinder give a broad range of information about health related issues. It is a consumer health and human services information website for the US government. www.healthfinder.gov

Up-to-date offers patient information. www.patients.uptodate.com

Drug Information

Visit the National Institutes of Health website for information. www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

GI Diseases

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease of the National Institutes of Health website has information specific to these areas. It also offers brochures as well as information about ongoing research. www.niddk.nih.gov

Also from NIH you may go to the Digestive Disease website to review an extensive list of illnesses. The information is detailed and written with the patient in mind. www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov

For more information also check out the following:
www.gastro.org and click on "Patient Center"
www.acg.gi.org

Specific Illnesses

Colon and rectal Cancer- This detailed website discusses all aspects of colorectal cancer from risk factors to treatment. This is an excellent resource. www.nci.nih.gov/cancerinfo/wyntk/colon-and-rectum
Also www.gastro.org click on "Patient Center" and "Digestive Conditions"
www.nccra.org

Heartburn- The following websites offer information about the causes, dietary considerations, and complications of heartburn.
www.aboutgerd.org/week.html
www.gastro.org

Inflammatory Bowel Disease- The following sites offer detailed information on all aspects of IBD.
www.ccfa.org
www.mayoclinic.com/health/crohns-disease/DS00104
www.mayoclinic.com/health/ulcerative-colitis/DS00598

Constipation- Detailed information n prevention and treatment.
www.mayoclinic.com/health/constipation/DS00063
www.aboutconstipation.org

Diarrhea- A variety of websites offer insight into the causes and treatment of this problem.
www.mayoclinic.com/health/diarrhea/DS00292
www.gastro.org click on "Patient Center"

Pancreatic Diseases- The National Pancreas Foundation webstie offers abroad range of services and information.
www.pancreasfoundation.org

Inflammatory Bowl Syndrome- See the following websites for information
www.aboutIBS.org
www.ibsgroup.org

Diverticulosis- Information on symptoms and treatment for this and other conditions
www.mayoclinic.com/health/diverticulitis/DS00070

Gas- Causes and prevention of Gas
www.gastro.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=689