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Organizations

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.


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.


GastroKids
P.O. Box 6
Flourtown, PA  19031
Phone: (215) 233-0808
Email: spghan@naspghan.org
Web Address: www.gastrokids.org
 

The GastroKids website helps parents, children, and teens learn more about reflux and GERD, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and other digestive disorders in children. This website is part of the NASPGHAN Foundation (North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition).


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.


Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)
15000 Commerce Parkway
Suite C
Mt. Laurel, NJ  08054
Phone: 1-888-224-WOCN (1-888-224-9626)
Web Address: www.wocn.org
Email: wocn_info@wocn.org
 

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) is a professional, international nursing society of more than 4,200 health professionals who are experts in the care of people who have wounds, ostomies, and incontinence. The website offers a way to search for a wound, ostomy, and continence nurse in your area. WOCN also publishes patient guides, lists other related websites, and has information about specialty clothing and accessories for people who have wounds, ostomies, and continence disorders.


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Last Updated: May 16, 2013
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