Digestive Disorders

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

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

Find a wealth of information on digestive diseases such as diverticulitis, celiac disease, ulcers, gastric reflux (GERD) and more...for consumers and professionals.


Digestive Diseases Materials

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Index to the NIDDK publication list for a variety of digestive diseases.


Your Digestive System and How It Works

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Learn why digestion important and how is food digested. Also in Spanish.


What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Learn about peptic ulcers, the syptoms, causes, treatments, and more... Also in PDF|464 KB.


What I need to know about Diarrhea

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Learn about what may cause diarrhea, when to talk to a doctor, how to treat it, and more. Also in PDF|906 KB.


MedlinePlus: Constipation

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides information on constipation, including diagnosis/symptoms, treatment, nutrition issues, and more. Also in Spanish.


digestive system Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Provides information on the causes, symptoms and complications of diverticular disease as well as diagnosis and treatment options. Also in PDF|397 KB.


Chronic Kidney Disease

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Find information about chronic kidney disease in the following articles:


Gallstones

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Find out about gallstones, the symptoms, treatment and more.


MedlinePlus: Kidney Diseases

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides access to resources concerning kidney diseases. Includes information about organizations, specific conditions, research, and disease management.


National Kidney Disease Education Program

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney Disease Education Program.

Information about chronic kidney disease (CKD) and associated risk factors.


MedlinePlus: Lactose Intolerance

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides access to resources concerning lactose intolerance. Also in Spanish.


Woman perplexed about milk products What I need to know about Lactose Intolerance

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Information to help with living with lactose intolerance. Also in PDF |742 KB


What People With Lactose Intolerance Need to Know About Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. NIAMS. Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center.

Provides information about Lactose Intolerance and its effect on Osteoporosis.


Celiac Disease

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Information on what celiac disease is, including sypmtoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more. Also in PDF |161 KB.


MedlinePlus: Celiac Disease

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides access to resources concerning celiac disease. Includes information about organizations, specific conditions, and disease management. Also in Spanish.


MedlinePlus: Celiac Disease - Nutritional Considerations

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides definition, food sources and recommendations. Also in Spanish.


MedlinePlus: Celiac Disease-Sprue

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find information about celiac disease, including causes, symptoms, treatments, support groups, complications, and more. Also in Spanish.


Celiac campaign Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Campaign focusing on providing comprehensive, science-based information and resources on celiac disease, which is estimated to affect 1% of all Americans.


Family Reunion Health Guide - Make the Kidney Connection

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney Disease and Education Program.

A guide for African American families to talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease.


What People With Celiac Disease Need to Know About Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Learn about the celiac disease and osteoporosis link.


Crohn's Disease

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Discusses treatment options such as drug therapy, nutrition supplementation and surgery. Also includes information on pregnancy.


Appendicitis

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatments of appendicitis, plus more.


Pancreatitis

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Provides background information about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of pancreatitis.