Gallstones Resource Guide
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Gallstones Resources & Organizations
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
P.O. Box 342260
Bethesda, MD 20827-2260
The American College of Gastroenterology provides accurate, up-to-date information about gallstones and other digestive disorders. A new web-based resource for patients can be found on the ACG website, which includes chapters from a digestive health “web book” written by gastroenterology experts.
AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
4930 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
The American Gastroenterological Association provides patient information about gallstones and other digestive disorders.
NATIONAL DIGESTIVE DISEASES INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3570
1 (800) 891-5389
The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse provides information on gallstones and other digestive disorders. It is part of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, which is part of the National Institutes of Health.
THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN GASTROINTESTINAL AND ENDOSCOPIC SURGEONS
11300 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90064
While geared to surgeons who use endoscopy and laparoscopy, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) offers patient information pages on 15 topics, which the general public can access. Additionally, the main page features links to indepth sites on nine conditions and procedures, including gallbladder surgery.
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