• Resource Guide for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    RESOURCES

    Address:PO Box 342260Bethesda, MD 20827-2260

    Phone:1-301-263-9000

    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 GI conditions, including IBS.

    RESOURCES

    Address:4930 Del Ray Ave.Bethesda, MD 20814

    Phone:1-301-654-2055

    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.

    RESOURCES

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

    Phone:1-416-932-3311

    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, medications, and diagnostic tests. You can also find out about the latest clinical studies and research meetings.

    RESOURCES

    Address:PO Box 170864Milwaukee, WI 53217-8076

    Phone:1-888-964-2001

    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.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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