by Alan R

Resource Guide for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

RESOURCES

Address:
National Office
4930 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone:
301-654-2055
Internet Address:
http://www.gastro.org
Description of Services Provided:
Approximately 12,000 gastroenterologic physicians and scientists belong to this association. Membership is limited to physicians, researchers, and/or educators whose primary practice, research, and/or teaching involves the functions and disorders of the digestive system.

RESOURCES

Address:
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone:
301-496-3583
Internet Address:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov
Description of Services Provided:
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) provides information to people with digestive diseases, their families, healthcare professionals, and the general public.

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