Gastroenterology & Related Products

What is a gastroenterologist?
http://patients.gi.org/what-is-a-gastroenterologist/

Information for Patients about Digestive Diseases from the NIH
https://medlineplus.gov/digestivediseases.html

Digestive Health Tips
http://patients.gi.org/topics/digestive-health-tips/

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/irritable-bowel-syndrome

Fecal occult blood testing
http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/fecal-occult-blood/tab/test

Gastric Cancer
https://www.cancer.gov/types/stomach

Colon Cancer
https://www.cancer.gov/types/colorectal

Esophageal Cancer
https://www.cancer.gov/types/esophageal


Pancreatic Cancer
https://www.cancer.gov/types/pancreatic

Lactose Intolerance
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/lactose-intolerance

Pancreatitis
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/pancreatitis

Gastroenterology Procedures

Upper Endoscopy
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diagnostic-tests/upper-gi-endoscopy

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diagnostic-tests/flexible-sigmoidoscopy

Colonoscopy
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diagnostic-tests/colonoscopy

What is ERCP?

https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diagnostic-tests/endoscopic-retrograde-cholangiopancreatography/

Gastroenterology Articles of General Interest

Gas in the Digestive Tract
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/gas-digestive-tract

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