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American College of Gastroenterology

PO Box 342260
Bethesda, MD 20827-2260


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Description of Services Provided:
This comprehensive website provides information on all parts of the digestive tract. In "Digest This!" you'll find several pages on common GI conditions, including IBS.

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

4930 Del Ray Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814


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Description of Services Provided:
The AGA provides information for physicians and the public about digestive disease symptoms, treatments, research, medical position statements, and advocacy. They also provide several thorough, consumer-friendly fact sheets, including one on IBS.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association

1440 Whalley Ave. #145
New Haven, CT 06515


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Internet Address of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self-help and Support Group:

Description of Services Provided:
Here you can "Ask the Specialist," join a support group, and read about IBS treatments, medications, and diagnostic tests. You can also find out about the latest clinical studies and research meetings.

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, Inc. (IFFGD)

PO Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217-8076


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Description of Services Provided:
This website covers the latest topics in IBS, including the question of whether IBS is a bacterial infection or not, and a discussion of the controversial drug Lotronex. You can also find out about clinical trials and the basics of the disease.

Last reviewed September 2014 by Daus Mahnke, MD

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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