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Additional Resources

There are a number of website resources that are easily accessed below, organized by GI disease:

General GI related concerns:

Canadian Digestive Health Foundation: www.cdhf.ca

  • Links to GI disorders, including: Barrett’s esophagus, Celiac, Colon Cancer, Constipation, Crohn’s disease, Diarrhea, Diverticular Disease, Dyspepsia, Esophageal Cancer, GERD, IBD, IBS, Lactose Intolerance, Pancreatitis, Peptic Ulcer, Ulcerative Colitis. 
  • To see a list linking specific GI disorders with informative websites, click here

Government of Alberta, patient education site: https://myhealth.alberta.ca/health/pages/categories.aspx?cat=cat1011

Health Information at the Mayo Clinic (USA): http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/DiseasesIndex/DiseasesIndex

National Digestive Disease Clearing House:  http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/index.aspx 

 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease:

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada: www.ccfc.ca

A site to foster awareness, support and action about Inflammatory Bowel Disease, set up by the Youth Advisory Council of the CCFC: http://thegutsygeneration.blogspot.ca/ 

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome:

Blogger site with some great links to FODMAPS resources and iPhone Apps information: http://fodmapsdiet.com    

National Institute of Health (NIH) IBS information site: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/ibs/


Celiac Disease:

Calgary Celiac Disease Group: www.calgaryceliac.com

  • Information on local information meetings, parent support groups and kids camps
  • List of local restaurants promoting Gluten-free menus (restaurants, health food stores, bakeries, meat market, supermarket, pubs, etc.)
  • Link to CRA website for tax purposes

Canadian Celiac Society: www.celiac.ca

 

Short Bowel Syndrome:

Learn about managing short bowel syndrome: www.ShortBowelSupport.com

Foundation that provides information and support to patients and families dealing with Short Bowel Syndrome: www.shortbowelfoundation.org/

 

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