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Internet Resources

*Please note that the links below are to third party websites.

American College of Gastroenterology

An excellent resource for a wide variety of information on heartburn, colon cancer, and other common digestive disorders.

American Gastroenterological Association

Another excellent site featuring treatment guidelines and information for health professionals.

Virginia Gastroenterological Society

The Commonwealth’s own society of gastroenterology sponsors an educational conference each year in Williamsburg, VA attracting hundreds of healthcare professionals.

CenterWatch

This site has listings of clinical drug trials, clinical research sites, and information on newly released drugs.

CGA Downloadable Documents

Find colon preparation instructions, discharge instructions, history forms, and other key documents for CGA patients.

The Helicobacter Foundation

In-depth information about H. pylori, a bacterium that is a principle cause of gastric and duodenal ulcers and stomach cancer.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

Charlottesville Gastroenterology refers patients to this 175-bed community hospital in the heart of Charlottesville. General medical information and a list of MJH-affiliated physicians is available here.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Digestive Health Resources

This site has general information about a variety of digestive disorders.

NIDDK (The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

This is a wonderful location to look up common gastrointestinal diseases.

Centers for Disease Control

This site has advice on hepatitis, gastrointestinal infections, immunization, and world travel.

American Liver Foundation

Information about liver diseases.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Home Page

Here you’ll find information and newsgroups about ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

A worldwide clearinghouse of information on inflammatory bowel disease.

American Cancer Society

This in-depth site contains facts and recommendations about various cancers.