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Crohn's Disease

Additional Sources Of Information: Crohn's Disease

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 13:26

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on Crohn's disease.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America 
Phone: (212) 685-3440 or 
Phone: (800) 932-2423
http://www.ccfa.org

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is the preeminent organization involved in patient education, advocacy, and research intoinflammatory bowel disease.

CFA has chapters in most states; the national headquarters can provide contact names and phone numbers for local chapters. Chapters hold information and education meetings, and facilitate support groups for people who live with inflammatory bowel disease, as well as their spouses, parents of children with IBD, and caregivers. CCFA's Web page is an excellent best reference for information about inflammatory bowel disease.

Books

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Guide for Patients and Their Families, edited by Stanley H. Stein, M.D., and Richard P. Rood, M.D.; Lippincott-Raven 1999. A comprehensive guide to the issues of inflammatory bowel disease, with chapters written by experts in specific fields.

Understanding Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, by Jon Zonderman and Ronald Vender, M.D.; University Press of Mississippi, 2000. Written by an individual who lives with Crohn's disease, and the gastroenterologist who has been treating him for 12 years.

Crohn's Disease