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Additional Resources

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:

  • 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:

Health Information at the Mayo Clinic (USA):

National Digestive Disease Clearing House: 


Inflammatory Bowel Disease:

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada:

A site to foster awareness, support and action about Inflammatory Bowel Disease, set up by the Youth Advisory Council of the CCFC: 


Irritable Bowel Syndrome:

Blogger site with some great links to FODMAPS resources and iPhone Apps information:    

National Institute of Health (NIH) IBS information site:

Celiac Disease:

Calgary Celiac Disease Group:

  • 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:


Short Bowel Syndrome:

Learn about managing short bowel syndrome:

Foundation that provides information and support to patients and families dealing with Short Bowel Syndrome:


Patient Resources

Referring Physicians