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Relevant Organizations

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

  • Mission: To empower members to be the nation’s food and nutrition leaders.
  • Internet: www.eatright.org

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

  • Mission: To advance the medical treatment and scientific study of gastrointestinal disorders and strive to serve the evolving needs of physicians in the delivery of high quality scientific, humanistic, clinical, ethical, and cost-effective health care to gastroenterology patients.
  • Internet: www.gi.org

IBS Patient

  • Mission: To inform and support IBS sufferers
  • Internet: ibspatient.org

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF)

  • Mission: To drive diagnosis, treatment, and a cure to improve the quality of life for all people affected by celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity.
  • Internet: celiac.org

Gastro Girl

  • Gastro Girl is a leading patient-centric platform, purposed with providing GI patients with the support they need…when and how they need it. Gastro Girl provides patients with access to the information, expert support and counsel they needed to improve their digestive health.
  • Internet: https://gastrogirl.com/

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

  • Mission: To serve as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders and function as an information base for members of the medical and scientific communities; to provide a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical, scientific, and nutritional communities.
  • Internet: www.agmd-gimotility.org

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCFA)

  • Mission: To cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases
  • Internet: www.ccfa.org

Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC)

  • Mission: To work cooperatively to improve access to and the quality of digestive disease health care to promote the best possible medical outcome and quality of life for current and future patients with digestive diseases.
  • Internet: www.ddnc.org

Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation (GIRF)

  • Mission: To raise funds for clinical and laboratory research in digestive diseases in the Gastroenterology Section at the University of Chicago Medical Center, and promote the education of the public regarding issues of digestive health.
  • Internet: www.girf.org

Gluten Intolerance Group

  • Mission: To provide support to people with gluten intolerances, including celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, so they can live healthy lives.
  • Internet: www.gluten.net

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)

  • Mission: To inform, assist, and support people affected by gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Internet: www.iffgd.org

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

  • Mission: The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Established in 1980, the Clearinghouse provides information about digestive diseases to people with digestive disorders and to their families, health care professionals, and the public. The NDDIC answers inquiries, develops and distributes publications, and works closely with professional and patient organizations and Government agencies to coordinate resources about digestive diseases.
  • Internet: www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and NASPGHAN Foundation for Children’s Digestive Health & Nutrition (NASPGHAN)

  • Mission: To advance understanding of normal development, physiology, and pathophysiology of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver in children; improve quality of care by fostering the dissemination of this knowledge through scientific meetings, professional and public education, and policy development; and serve as an effective voice for members and the profession.
  • Internet: www.naspghan.org

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA)

  • Mission: SGNA is a professional organization of nurses and associates dedicated to the safe and effective practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing. SGNA carries out its mission by advancing the science and practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing through education, research, advocacy, and collaboration, and by promoting the professional development of its members in an atmosphere of mutual support.

Internet: www.sgna.org

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