Digestive Diseases and Disorders

digestive system

Find information and resources about digestive system structure and function and disorders and diseases affecting the system. For specific topics see:



Your Digestive System and How It Works

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Also in Spanish.


Slide Show: See How Your Digestive System Works

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. MayoClinic.com.


Gas, Heartburn, and Indigestion

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.


Digestive Health - Patient Information

American College of Gastroenterology.

Includes a "Patient Web Book" and resources in Spanish.


Diets - Gastroenterology

Jackson Gastroenterology.

Therapeutic and other special diets.


Digestive Diseases

Jackson Gastroenterology.

Patient education resources on gastrointestinal disorders. Includes interactive features by symptom and anatomy.


MedlinePlus Indigestion

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Learn about the triggers of this common problem, how to relieve its symptoms and when to get medical help.