Resource Guide for Peptic Ulcer Disease
by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
American Gastroenterological Association
4930 Del Ray Avenue.
Bethesda, MD 20814
This website contains a wealth of information about digestive disorders, their diagnosis, and their treatment. Message boards let you exchange information with other people working to meet the challenge of living with a gastrointestinal condition. You can get information about upcoming meetings and research projects. You can locate a gastroenterologist (digestive disorders specialist) in your area.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta GA 30329-4027
This website provides patient education materials about H. pylori in English and Spanish, recent research findings, and information about the economic impact of peptic ulcer disease. There is also TV and radio public service announcements and an order form for printed materials.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
This website contains patient education materials in both English and Spanish about peptic ulcers, as well as about other gastrointestinal and kidney disorders and diabetes. Recent research findings are reported, and ongoing research projects are outlined. There’s also information for people interested in becoming research subjects.
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