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American Gastroenterological Association

National Office
4930 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-654-2055
This site covers all gastrointestinal conditions, including celiac disease. Using the search option, you'll find the latest research news on this disease.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

6707 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892
301-496-3583
This is a site for both the public and health professionals. One of its services is the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, which provides health information that can be duplicated and distributed freely.

American College of Gastroenterology

6400 Goldsboro Road
Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-263-9000
With one of its goals to "advance knowledge of gastrointestinal disease," the American College of Gastroenterology includes over 9,000 physicians. Of interest to nonmembers, the site features patient information covering over 20 topics, a physician locator, brochures, such as "What is a Gastroenterologist? A Patient Education Pamphlet," and a list of links to related sites.

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

11300 West Olympic Boulevard
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310-437-0544
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is comprised of over 5,000 surgeons who use endoscopy and laparoscopy. For the general public, you can link to the organization's patient information, find a doctor who is a SAGES member, get brochures on a range of topics, and link to in-depth sites.

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