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  • Address:

    PO Box 342260

    Bethesda, 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.

  • 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.

  • Address:

    1440 Whalley Ave. #145

    New 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.

  • Address:

    PO Box 170864

    Milwaukee, 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.