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.