by Polsdorfer R

Resource Guide for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

RESOURCES

Address:
6400 Goldsboro Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone:
1-301-263-9000
Internet Address:
http://www.acg.gi.org
Description of Services Provided:
This comprehensive website provides information on all parts of the digestive tract. Click on the Patient link to access content on digestive health topics.

RESOURCES

Address:
4930 Del Ray Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone:
1-301-654-2055
Internet Address:
http://www.gastro.org
Description of Services Provided:
The AGA provides information for physicians and the public about digestive disease symptoms, treatments, research, medical position statements, and advocacy. They also provide several thorough, consumer-friendly fact sheets, including one on IBS.

RESOURCES

Address:
PO Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Phone:
1-888-964-1799
Internet Address:
http://www.aboutibs.org
Description of Services Provided:
This website covers the latest topics in IBS, including what it is, its signs and symptoms, treatment, and coping advice.

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