by Alan R

Resource Guide for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn

RESOURCES

Address: National Office 4930 Del Ray Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 1-301-654-2055

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: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse 2 Information Way Bethesda, MD 20892-3570

Email Form: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/about/contact.htm

Internet Address: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided: The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) is an information and referral service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The website provides information for people with digestive diseases and their families, healthcare professionals, and the general public.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012
  • Update Date: 09/12/2012

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