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Patients deserve to have know as much about their condition as they can.  Below is a list of some of the web sites you can use to do additional reading.  We look forward to working with you to come up with the best management plan that is right for you.

RESOURCES

American Gastroenterological Association - The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is dedicated to the mission of advancing the science and practice of gastroenterology. Founded in 1897, the AGA is the oldest medical-specialty society in the United States. Comprised of two non-profit organizations — the AGA and the AGA Institute — our 15,500 members include physicians and scientists who research, diagnose and treat disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.

 

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Founded in 1941, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is a professional organization dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence in endoscopy.American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases - For generations, AASLD has been a catalyst for the investigation and treatment of liver diseases. AASLD upholds the standards of the profession and fosters research that generates improved treatment options for the millions of patients with liver disease.

 

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America - The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

 

Celiac Disease Foundation - Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is a highly-regarded national organization recognized throughout the world. CDF strives to promote awareness and build a supportive community for patients, families and health care professionals. CDF is actively involved in advocating for patient concerns and networking with other national and international organizations.

 

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders - The International Foundation for Functional GastrointestinalDisorders (IFFGD) is a nonprofit education and research organization. We are dedicated to informing, assisting, and supporting people affected by gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.

 

National Cancer Institute - The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

 

UpToDate - Learn more about your medical condition and explore your treatment options using UpToDate®, the same resource trusted by more than 600,000 clinicians around the world. After you read the information in UpToDate, you will have the tools to ask the right questions and have important conversations with your health care provider.