• Resource Guide for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)


    Address:PO Box 342260Bethesda, MD 20827-2260


    Internet Address: http://www.acg.gi.org

    Description of Services Provided:This comprehensive website provides information on all parts of the digestive tract. In "Digest This!" you'll find several pages on common gastrointestinal (GI) conditions, including IBS.


    Address:4930 Del Ray Ave.Bethesda, MD 20814


    Internet Address: http://www.gastro.org

    Description of Services Provided:The AGA provides information for physicians and the public about digestive disease symptoms, treatments, research, medical position statements, and advocacy. They also provide several thorough, consumer-friendly fact sheets, including one on IBS.


    Address:1440 Whalley Ave. #145New Haven, CT 06515


    Internet Address: http://www.ibsassociation.org

    Internet Address of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self-help and Support Group: http://www.ibsgroup.org

    Description of Services Provided:Here you can "Ask the Specialist," join a support group, and read about IBS treatments, medicines, and diagnostic tests. You can also find out about the latest clinical studies and research meetings.


    Address:PO Box 170864Milwaukee, WI 53217-8076


    Internet Address: http://www.aboutibs.org

    Description of Services Provided:This website covers the latest topics in IBS, including the question of whether IBS is a bacterial infection or not, and a discussion of the controversial drug Lotronex. You can also find out about clinical trials and the basics of the disease.

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