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American Celiac Disease Alliance
The American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA). The 501(c)(3) non-profit represents and advocates on behalf of the entire celiac community — patients, physicians, researchers, and food manufacturers, and other service providers.

American Dietetic Association
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

American Liver Foundation
National, voluntary non-profit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research, education and support groups

Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS)
Founded in 1988, the Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS) is an independent, non-profit organization. It is the umbrella organization of European national coeliac societies with currently 38 enrolled Member societies across Europe. AOECS represents people who are affected by coeliac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) and seeks to collaborate with international celiac organizations worldwide.

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.

CeliacFacts.com: Information to support your gluten free health and lifestyle
We search the web every day and compile a weekly email newsletter with 20 of the most important new items that we find. Think of us as your personal shopper for celiac and gluten-free information.

CORE - Fighting Gut and Liver Disease
Core is the only national charity committed to fighting all diseases of the gut, liver and pancreas. Core supports research across all areas of gastroenterology and provides practical information to patients, their families and carers.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
News updates, find-a-doctor, physician resources, links, recent legislation

Digestive Disease National Coalition
The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) is an advocacy organization comprised of the major national voluntary and professional societies concerned with digestive diseases.

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. GIRF provides funds for equipment, laboratories and support of investigators and young physicians in the University of Chicago GI Section, a group of full-time dedicated doctors who seek solutions to all kinds of gastrointestinal illnesses, affecting the esophagus, the stomach, the small intestine, the large intestine, the liver, the gallbladder, and the pancreas.

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
Gluten Intolerance Group’s mission is to support persons wih gluten intolerances, celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, through consumer and industry services and programs that positively promote healthy lives

Healthy Villi
Healthy Villi is a membership-based, non-profit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to provide support and education to people with celiac disease and their families.

Hepatitis B Foundation
Information on Hepatitis B, Drug watch, specialists

Hepatits.org
Resource for information on various types of hepatitis.

Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing pancreatic cancer research, and providing information, resources, and support to pancreatic cancer patients and their families. The Foundation objectives are to: Fund medical symposiums for pancreatic cancer research; Seed grants for new research projects of merit for pancreatic cancer; Consistently update the pancreatic.org site with the latest news and information; Invest in fundraising events; and generate awareness of pancreatic cancer in the public and private sector.

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Mission is to inform, assist, and support people affected by functional gastrointestinal disorders or bowel incontinence

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.

Pancreas.org
Web-site designed as a tool for patients with pancreatic disorders

The European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations
The European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations is an umbrella organisation representing 28 national patients’ associations from 27 European countries and 3 associate members from outside Europe. EFCCA aims to work to improve life for people with IBD and give them a louder voice and higher visibility across Europe.

The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) is a nonprofit education and research organization dedicated to informing, assisting, and supporting people affected by gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.