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American Gastroenterological Association

Address:
4930 Del Ray Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone:
1-301-654-2055

Internet Address:
http://www.gastro.org

Description of Services Provided:
This website contains a wealth of information about digestive disorders, their diagnosis, and their treatment. Message boards let you exchange information with other people working to meet the challenge of living with a gastrointestinal condition. You can get information about upcoming meetings and research projects. You can locate a gastroenterologist (digestive disorders specialist) in your area.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Address:
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta GA 30333

Phone:
1-800-311-3435

Internet Address:
http://www.cdc.gov

Description of Services Provided:
This website provides patient education materials about H. pylori in English and Spanish, recent research findings, and information about the economic impact of peptic ulcer disease. There are also TV and radio public service announcements and an order form for printed materials.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Address:
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 9A04
Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892

Email Form:
https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/USNIDDK/subscriber/new

Internet Address:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided:
This website contains patient education materials in both English and Spanish about peptic ulcers, as well as about other gastrointestinal and kidney disorders and diabetes. Recent research findings are reported, and ongoing research projects are outlined. There’s also information for people interested in becoming research subjects.



Last reviewed September 2012 by Brian Randall

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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