American Gastroenterological Association, Patient Center, Heartburn http://www.gastro.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=848
This Web site of the AGA is for patients and consumers and offers information on heartburn, GERD and its symptoms, medications and more.
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America http://www.ccfa.org
This Web site of the nonprofit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America includes information about the foundation, as well as resources for those living with inflammatory bowel disease.
HealthCentral, My IBD Central.com http://www.healthcentral.com/ibd/?ic=1102
HealthCentral’s health center site is devoted to the patient with inflammatory bowel disease and offers support, lifestyle and nutrition tips, articles and more.
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, About GERD http://www.aboutgerd.org/
The About GERD Web site is geared toward consumers and offers educational resources, information on research, and interactive polls.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association http://www.ibsassociation.org/
The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those who suffer from IBS through patient support groups, treatment, accurate information and education. Its Web site offers treatment information, meeting information, self-help advice and more.
Living With Crohn’s Disease http://www.livingwithcrohnsdisease.com
This Web site is a patient resource for Crohn’s Disease from Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. It offers a disease overview, lifestyle information, clinical research, Doctor’s Discussion Guide, quizzes and more.
Living With UC http://www.livingwithuc.com
LivingwithUC.com, from Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. offers consumer information about ulcerative colitis. The site includes an overview of the disease, treatment, lifestyle information and support resources.
MayoClinic.com, Crohn’s Disease http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/crohns-disease/DS00104
Linking directly to the Mayo Clinic’s staff-written information on Crohn’s Disease, topics include a definition, risk factors, treatments, and support. It also includes multimedia and resource sections.
Mayo Clinic, GERD http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gerd/DS00967
Mayo Clinic offers this staff-written information on its Web site for consumers about GERD, and includes a definition, symptoms, causes, risk factors, complications, tests, treatments and more.
MayoClinic.com, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, http://mayoclinic.com/health/irritable-bowel-syndrome/DS00106
Linking directly to the Mayo Clinic’s staff-written information on irritable bowel syndrome, topics include a definition, risk factor information, treatments, and support. It also includes multimedia and resource sections.
MayoClinic.com, Ulcerative Colitis http://www.mayoclinic.org/ulcerative-colitis/
This link provides direct access to the Mayo Clinic’s information on ulcerative colitis, topics include an overview, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, patient stories and more.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/
This Web site of one of the National Institutes of Health offers information for the public on digestive topics and titles. Many are offered in Spanish.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, Crohn’s Diseasehttp://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/crohns/
Link directly to the NDDIC’s information on Crohn’s Disease for consumers. This Web site describes the condition, causes, symptoms, treatment and more.
The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, GERD http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/gerd/
This Web site of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offers information specific to GERD for the consumer.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, Irritable Bowel Syndromehttp://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/ibs_ez/
Link directly to the NDDIC’s information on irritable bowel syndrome for consumers that describes the condition, causes, symptoms, treatment and more.
WebMD, Irritable Bowel Syndrome Health Center http://www.webmd.com/ibs/default.htm
The WebMD Irritable Bowel Syndrome Health Center is geared toward consumers and features news, videos, exams, community resources and more.
The Medicare Web site is a one-stop resource for all questions concerning Medicare for the public. The site is also available in Spanish.
Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for certain people with low incomes and limited resources.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance https://www.pparx.org/
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance Web site provides information for consumers on how to receive help with prescription drug coverage
Up To Date for Patients http://www.uptodate.com/patients
This is a medical textbook to which Dr. Medoff subscribes and makes available to his patients for current, in-depth, and unbiased medical information.