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Digestive Disease Resources

Note: This is not a complete listing of resources and support groups, and inclusion does not imply endorsement by WebMD. Remember to always follow the advice of your doctor and health care team.

American Academy of Family Physicians
P.O. Box 11210
Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210
Phone: 800-274-2237 or 913-906-6000
Website: http://www.aafp.org

American Cancer Society
Phone: 800-227-2345
Website: http://www.cancer.org

American Celiac Society -- Dietary Support Coalition
Phone: (504) 305-2968
Website: http://www.americanceliacsociety.org

American College of Physicians
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572
Phone: 800-523-1546, ext. 2600 or 215-351-2600
Website: http://www.acponline.org

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: 1-800-877-1600 or 312-899-0040
Website: http://www.eatright.org

American Gastroenterological Association
4930 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-654-2055
Website: http://www.gastro.org

American Liver Foundation
39 Broadway, Suite 2700
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212-668-1000; (800) GO-LIVER (465-4837)
Website: http://www.liverfoundation.org

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders Inc. (AGMD)
(formerly American Society of Adults with Pseudo-Obstruction Inc.)
12 Roberts Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
Phone: 781-275-1300
Website: http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Celiac Support Association
P.O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE 68131-0700
Phone: (877) 272-4272 or 402-643-4101
Website: http://www.csaceliacs.org

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Inc. (CCFA)
733 Third Avenue, Suite 510
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 1-800-932-2423
Website: http://www.ccfa.org

Digestive Disease National Coalition
507 Capitol Court NE., Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-544-7497
Website: http://www.ddnc.org/

Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation
70 East Lake Street, Suite 1015
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-332-1350
Website: http://www.girf.org

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America (GIG)
31214 124th Ave SE
Auburn, WA 98092
Phone: 253-833-6655
Website: http://www.gluten.net

Hepatitis B Foundation
3805 Old Easton Road
Doylestown, PA 18902
Phone: 215-489-4900
Website: http://www.hepb.org

Hepatitis Foundation International (HFI)
8121 Georgia Avenue, Suite 350
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 800-891-0707 or 301-565-9410
Website: http://www.hepfi.org

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, IFFGD
700 W. Virginia St, #201
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: 414-964-1799 or 1-888-964-2001
Website: http://www.iffgd.org

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
Phone: 301-496-3583
Website: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/

United Ostomy Association of America, Inc.
2849 Rice St, Suite 275
Roseville, MN 55113-3797
Phone: 1-800-826-0826
Website: http://www.ostomy.org

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on October 05, 2014

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