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Ulcerative Colitis (cont.)

Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American College of Gastroenterology
P.O. Box 342260
Bethesda, MD 20827-2260
Phone: (301) 263-9000
Web Address: www.acg.gi.org

The American College of Gastroenterology is an organization of digestive disease specialists. The Web site contains information about common gastrointestinal problems.


American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
85 West Algonquin Road
Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847) 290-9184
Fax: (847) 290-9203
Email: ascrs@fascrs.org
Web Address: www.fascrs.org

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is the leading professional society representing more than 1,000 board-certified colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to treating people with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.


Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF)
P.O. Box 6
Flourtown, PA 19031
Phone: (215) 233-0808
Email: cdhnf@cdhnf.org
Web Address: www.cdhnf.org

The Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF) Web site helps parents, children, and teens learn more about reflux and GERD, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and other digestive disorders in children.


Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 1-800-932-2423
Email: info@ccfa.org
Web Address: www.ccfa.org

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a nonprofit, voluntary organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This organization sponsors basic and clinical research, offers educational programs for patients and health professionals, and provides supportive services.


National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3570
Phone: 1-800-891-5389
Fax: (703) 738-4929
TDD: 1-866-569-1162 toll-free
Email: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
Web Address: www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov

This clearinghouse is a service of the U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The clearinghouse answers questions; develops, reviews, and sends out publications; and coordinates information resources about digestive diseases. Publications produced by the clearinghouse are reviewed carefully for scientific accuracy, content, and readability.


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