Patient Resources

 

Organizations

Crohns Colitis Foundation of America

 

Healthfinder : Gateway consumer health and human services information web site from the United States government. Healthfinder can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.

International Ostomy Association : An organization offering support and education to ostomates. It publishes the Ostomy International journal and the IOA News.

J-Pouch Group : A support site dedicated to the Ileo-anal anastomosis, or "J-Pouch" operation.

National Association For Continence (NAFC) : National Association For Continence, formerly Help for Incontinent People, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence. NAFC's purpose is to be the leading source of education, advocacy and support to the public and to the health professional about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence.

Pull-thru Network : Dedicated to the needs of those born with an anorectal malformation or colon disease and any of the associated diagnoses. 

United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. : The UOA is a volunteer-based health organization dedicated to assisting people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversion.