Guide to Medications
Additional Resources

Additional Resources

There are a number of website resources that are easily accessed below, organized by GI disease:

General GI Issues:

Canadian Digestive Health Foundation:

  • Links to GI disorders, including: Barrett’s esophagus, Celiac, Colon Cancer, Constipation, Crohn’s disease, Diarrhea, Diverticular Disease, Dyspepsia, Esophageal Cancer, GERD, IBD, IBS, Lactose Intolerance, Pancreatitis, Peptic Ulcer, Ulcerative Colitis. 
  • To see a list linking specific GI disorders with informative websites, click here

Gastrointestional Society/Canadian Society of Intestinal Research:

Health Information at the Mayo Clinic (USA):

National Digestive Disease Clearing House:

American Gastroenterology Association Patient Information Centre:

Inflammatory Bowel Disease:

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome:

National Institute of Health (NIH) IBS information site:

Celiac Disease:

Calgary Celiac Disease Group:

  • Information on local information meetings, parent support groups and kids camps
  • List of local restaurants promoting Gluten-free menus (restaurants, health food stores, bakeries, meat market, supermarket, pubs, etc.)
  • Link to CRA website for tax purposes

Canadian Celiac Society:


Short Bowel Syndrome:

Learn about managing short bowel syndrome:

Foundation that provides information and support to patients and families dealing with Short Bowel Syndrome:

Referring Physicians