Below is a list of websites that will provide our patients with additional information.
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
Visit the National Institutes of Health website for information. www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html
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"
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"
Heartburn- The following websites offer information about the causes, dietary considerations, and complications of heartburn.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease- The following sites offer detailed information on all aspects of IBD.
Constipation- Detailed information n prevention and treatment.
Diarrhea- A variety of websites offer insight into the causes and treatment of this problem.
www.gastro.org click on "Patient Center"
Pancreatic Diseases- The National Pancreas Foundation webstie offers abroad range of services and information.
Inflammatory Bowl Syndrome- See the following websites for information
Diverticulosis- Information on symptoms and treatment for this and other conditions
Gas- Causes and prevention of Gas