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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
-Provides an A to Z list of digestive diseases, topics, and titles
-Links to statistics, clinical trials, publications (also in Spanish), and other resources related to health
-Information about the Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign

American College of Gastroenterology
Information for members, physicians, patients and the media related to digestive diseases from specialists committed to quality in patient care.

Section on Women's Health
The Section on Women's Health promotes and expands physical therapy's role in the field of women's health and wellness across the life span
-Dedicated to the improvement of women’s health worldwide through a commitment to excellence in physical therapy. 
-Information provided for patients seeking a local women’s health or general physical therapist

Rome III is a valuable resource to general and specialist physicians, mental health professionals, and basic and clinical investigators involved in the study and care of patients with functional GI disorders. Included on the website is information about ordering the Rome III book which provides the most up to date information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, and over 20 more functional GI disorders commonly seen in clinical practice.

UpToDate Patient Information
UpToDate has articles for patients and their family members who seek current, reliable information on a variety of medical conditions and topics. Like our physician content, all patient articles are written according to the latest information available by physicians who are experts in their field
-Updated continually based on new medical findings
-Reviewed by multiple experts for accuracy
-Good article about functional dyspepsia

Michigan Bowel Control Program
The Michigan Bowel Control Program (MBCP) at the University of Michigan Health System is a multidisciplinary program dedicated to the treatment of patients and families affected by pelvic floor dysfunction and defecation disorders. Participating departments include Colorectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Nursing, and Physical Therapy.

Probiotics

  • US Probiotics
    Non-profit research and education web site, a comprehensive, up-to-date resource on activities, research, and new developments in the area of probiotics and dairy products in the United States, as well as a reference to what's going on in the rest of the world.

Everyday Health
-Information provided about 150 different conditions & diseases
-Articles about healthy living, diet and nutrition, drugs and treatment
-Interactive blog where readers can share health experiences and life lessons with the community

 

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