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    The function of the gastrointestinal tract; includes gastric, small intestine, lower bowel, gallbladder and biliary tree, pancreatic, hepatic or liver disorders as well as inflammatory bowel disease and peptic ulcer disease.

Internet Guides
Digestive System Diseases
This is a very comprehensive listing of gastrointestinal diseases from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Gastroenterology Resources Elsewhere
Extensive list of sites from Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. It contains sites for many academic gastroenterology divisions.
Hardin MD: Digestive System & Intestinal Diseases
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa
HealthWeb: Gastroenterology
From Gaiter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University
MedWeb: Gastroenterology
From Emory University Health Sciences Center Library
Yahoo Health Medicine Gastroenterology
Yahoo: Gastroenterology
Internet Sites
Digestive Diseases Statistics
Statistics for all digestive diseases and for specific diseases. From the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
NIDDK: Research Funding Opportunities
Research program areas by topic and by division from the National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
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Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
American College of Gastroenterology
It contains patient education brochures and practice guidelines.
American Gastroenterological Association
It has a gastroenterologist locator service and patient education brochures.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
"Works to further the knowledge of digestive disease by endoscopic methods"
British Society of Gastroenterology
Includes clinical practice guidelines and patient consent: Plain English
CCFA: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
Supports research to find the cause and cure of Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis. Provides educational programs
Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation of Chicago
People from all walks of life united in a common effort to support research on the causes and cures of digestive diseases
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Mission is to inform, assist and support people affected by gastrointestinal disorders
Intestinal Disease Foundation
"Provides information, guidance and emotional support to persons with chronic intestinal illness and their families."
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
"Strives to improve the care of infants, children and adolescents with digestive disorders by promoting advances in clinical care, research and education."
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates
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Consumer Health Information
Ask NOAH About: Liver, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Diseases
An extensive list of diseases from the New York Online Access to Health website
Ask NOAH About: Stomach and Intestinal (Gastrointestinal) Disorders
An extensive list of diseases from the New York Online Access to Health website
Medlineplus: Digestive Diseases
NIH organization. Contains information on clinical trials.
NIDDK: Health Information: Digestive Diseases
Information on individual topics available as a booklet or fact sheet or on the web site
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Dictionaries, Directories, and Encyclopedias
"It is designed for people who have digestive diseases and their families and friends."
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Teaching and Learning
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
From Atlanta South Gastroenterology, P.C. Contains several hundred endoscopic images.
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