Gatrointestinal conditions

Specific GI Disorders

The following are sites for specific GI disorders. Some are provided by non-profit organizations which give information on the disease and usually have literature, books and support groups available.

Hemochromatosis

  • Iron Overload Disease Association, Inc.
    www.ironoverload.org
    This site contains information about hemochromatosis.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
    www.iffgd.org
    This site provides information on irritable bowel syndrome, bloating, gas and fecal incontinence, and many other GI disorders where the contraction function of the bowel is involved.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
    www.ccfa.org
    This site provides extensive information for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada
    http://www.crohnsandcolitis.ca/
    This site provides information about Crohn’s and colitis disorders, events, programs and research in Canada. It is offered in French and English.

Lactose Intolerance

  • The No Milk Page
    nomilk.com
    This site provides links to many lactose intolerance web sites.

Liver Disease

  • American Liver Foundation
    www.liverfoundation.org/
    This site provides a great deal of information on almost every liver condition.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

  • The GERD Information Resource Center
    www.gerd.com/
    This site contains information about gastrointestinal reflux disease (indigestion, heartburn). It is supported by Astra Pharmaceuticals LP which sells a drug used in treating GERD.

Celiac-sprue

  • Celiac Support Page
    www.celiac.com/
    This site is written by an individual with celiac disease and provides education about this disorder along with information about special dietary needs.
  •  The Gluten Free Page
    www.panix.com/~donwiss/
    This site provides links to many celiac disease/gluten intolerance web sites.