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Resource Guide for Peptic Ulcer Disease

American Gastroenterological Association

4930 Del Ray Avenue.

Bethesda, MD 20814

301-654-2055

http://www.gastro.org

This website contains a wealth of information about digestive disorders, their diagnosis, and their treatment. Message boards let you exchange information with other people working to meet the challenge of living with a gastrointestinal condition. You can get information about upcoming meetings and research projects. You can locate a gastroenterologist (digestive disorders specialist) in your area.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta GA 30329-4027

1-800-232-4636

https://www.cdc.gov

This website provides patient education materials about H. pylori in English and Spanish, recent research findings, and information about the economic impact of peptic ulcer disease. There is also TV and radio public service announcements and an order form for printed materials.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

9000 Rockville Pike

Bethesda, MD 20892

1-800-860-8747

https://www.niddk.nih.gov

This website contains patient education materials in both English and Spanish about peptic ulcers, as well as about other gastrointestinal and kidney disorders and diabetes. Recent research findings are reported, and ongoing research projects are outlined. There’s also information for people interested in becoming research subjects.

Last reviewed January 2017 by Michael Woods, MD, FAAP  Last Updated: 1/27/ 2017