Crohn's Disease

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
CCFA's "mission is to cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases." Features of this site include a Medical Library which has articles on basic facts, complications, testing, diet and nutrition, and coping with these diseases. Select Find-a-Doctor and then click on the state to get a list of CCFA member physicians. Easy-to-read, illustrated Educational Brochures are available in .pdf format. News Updates covers legislative news, clinical trials alerts, and new developments in diagnosis and treatment. This is a good site to explore if you or someone you care for suffers from Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or inflammatory bowel disease.
Crohn's Disease
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
(Mayo Clinic)
Provides information about IBS including symptoms, causes and treatment options. Also has information on how you can prevent IBS reoccurrences.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
(National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
This webpage provides information on IBS, including causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group
(Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS through patient support groups, treatment, accurate information and education. Section topics include medical tests, diagnostic criteria, treatment. Chat rooms on various topics are offered.
United Ostomy Association, Inc.
United Ostomy Association, Inc. is a volunteer organization "dedicated to providing education, information, support and advocacy for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversions."

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