Resources and Links

Information contained on this website is for general knowledge. It is not intended to provide, nor does it constitute, medical advice. Links to other sites do not constitute endorsements of the information on those sites. Medication or dietary changes based on information on this web site or any other websites should not be initiated without first consulting a physician.

American Cancer Society: The link provided focuses on Colon and Rectal Cancer providing easy to understand overview, as well as detailed information regarding diagnosis, treatment options and prevention.

American College of Gastroenterology: ACG is committed to providing accurate, unbiased and up-to-date health information to patients and the public. The site offers information about a broad range of digestive diseases and conditions, and resources.

American Gastroenterological Association: The Patient Center is a web-based resource for patients discussing endoscopy procedures, digestive diseases, diagnosis and treatment.

American Liver Foundation: The American Liver Foundation is committed to providing support and resources for liver disease patients. The website provides up-to-date online information to help educate everyone about liver health.

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: ASGE provides patients with accurate, credible, up to date information about endoscopy. The ASGE is dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence in endoscopy.

American Society for the Study of Liver Diseases: This website provides education and resources to help patients understand Liver disease, treatment, diagnosis and prevention.

Celiac Sprue Association: Celiac Disease Foundation informs, assists, and supports people with information about Celiac Disease by providing reliable, up-to-date materials about the disease, diagnosis, treatment and the gluten-free lifestyle.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The CDC provides information and tools for health promotion and disease prevention.

Colorectal Cancer Patient Resources:  The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is proud to bring you a web, site dedicated to educating patients about colorectal cancer and what can be done to prevent it.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America: The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Information Resource Center is committed to providing information, support and guidance on Crohn’s and colitis.

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 this directory lists Government agencies and professional and voluntary associations that provide digestive diseases-related information and resources.

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: This website provides a wide range of topics and tools dedicated to providing patients and families, with access to up-to-date information about chronic disorders of the digestive tract.

The Mayo Clinic: This site provides patients up to date information on various health and medical issues. It is an excellent research tool for general background on diseases and conditions, treatments and prevention.

MD Anderson Gastrointestinal Cancer Center: Learn facts about gastrointestinal cancer, its symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment options and helpful links to resources within MD Anderson.

MedlinePlus: The National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families, produced by the National Library of Medicine, provides reliable up-to-date information on diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases: NIDDK provides individuals with diseases, diagnosis, treatment and prevention along, plus statistics, links to professional and voluntary organizations, Spanish translations, and more.

NeedyMeds:  NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit information resource devoted to helping people in need find assistance programs to help them afford their medications and costs related to health care. Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers. A service of the National Agricultural Library, USDA.

Society for Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates: The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates is a professional organization of nurses and associates dedicated to the safe and effective practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing.

WebMD: This site provides credible up to date health information, tools for managing your health, and support for those who seek information.