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6645 W. North Ave.
Oak Park IL 60302
Phone: (800) 362-4423
Fax: (708) 383-0899

FEATURED RESOURCE: Children's Growth Charts

The MAGIC Foundation (MAGIC) is a national non-profit tax exempt organization focusing on growth related issues in children and adult related disorders. With over 600 disorders affecting growth, MAGIC assists with networking and education on a multitude of disorders, including, but not limited to, Growth Hormone Deficiency and all disorders related to growth hormone therapy; renal deficiencies such as CRI; tumors that now require replacement hormone therapy; many syndromes such as Turner Syndrome; Russell Silver Syndrome; McCune-Albright Syndrome; Panhypopituitarism; Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH); and many more.

124 South Maple Street
Ambler PA 19002
Phone: 215-325-1306
Fax: 215-643-1707


Through empowerment, education, advocacy and advancing research, the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) drives diagnoses of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders and improves the quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet.

FEATURED RESOURCE: An Animated Patient's Guide to the Diseases of the Pancreas

The National Pancreas Foundation provides hope for those suffering from pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer through funding cutting edge research, advocating for new and better therapies, and providing support and education for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

Additional Resources

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
AASLD is the leading organization of scientists and healthcare professionals committed to preventing and curing liver disease. We foster research that leads to improved treatment options for millions of liver disease patients. We advance the science and practice of hepatology through educational conferences, training programs, professional publications, and partnerships with government agencies and sister societies.

Canadian Celiac Association
The Canadian Celiac Association is the national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten, and is dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life.

Canadian Liver Foundation
Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) was the first organization in the world devoted to providing support for research and education into the causes, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of all liver disease.

Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Disease Foundation is a non-profit, public benefit corporation dedicated to providing services and support regarding celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis, through programs of awareness, education, advocacy and research.

Celiac Support Association
Celiac Support Association pursues a mission that dedicates its efforts to helping individuals with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities through research, education and support.

Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network: ChiLDREN
The Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network (ChiLDREN) is a collaborative team of medical professionals working together to improve the lives of children and families dealing with rare liver diseases.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Debbie's Dream Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer, advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to patients, families, and caregivers. Debbie's Dream seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure for stomach cancer a reality.

ECAA: Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association
ECAA’s mission is to provide outreach for esophageal cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors, to increase public awareness of this disease and to offer education and information in a supportive environment.

European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
EASL is the leading liver association in Europe. They address all diseases of the liver from Hepatitis to liver cancer.

Fabry Support & Information Group
The Fabry Support & Information Group provides the Fabry community and the general public with information, advocacy, education, and compassionate support to improve quality of life and the quality of care.

Healthline’s mission is improve health through information. Healthline offers readers and visitors objective, trustworthy, and accurate health information, to promote a healthy lifestyle and facilitate disease prevention, as well as to offer clinically significant, medically reviewed information for those who are seeking answers to their health questions.

Hepatitis Foundation International
HPI is a resource that provides information to promote liver wellness, healthy lifestyles, and help reduce the incidence of preventable diseases.

ILCA: International Liver Cancer Association
The International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) is the only international organisation devoted exclusively to liver cancer research for experts from all related disciplines.

National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation provides support for all those afflicted with or affected by pancreatic cancer, whether patient or family member, through the use of patient advocacy, educational awareness, early detection research, and direct financial resource support programs, regardless the level of qualification of the patient.

No Stomach For Cancer
No Stomach For Cancer is a non-profit who's goal is to advance awareness and education about stomach cancer, including Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC), provide a support network for affected families, and support research efforts for screening, early detection, treatment, and prevention of stomach cancer.

North American Society for Pediactric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
The mission of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is to advance understanding of normal development, physiology and pathophysiology of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver in children, improve quality of care by fostering the dissemination of this knowledge through scientific meetings, professional and public education, and policy development, and serve as an effective voice for members and the profession.

The American Gastroenterological Association
The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include 17,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology.

The Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation
The Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation (GIRF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for clinical and laboratory research in digestive diseases in the Gastroenterology Section at the University of Chicago Medical Center.