Digestive Diseases and Disorders

digestive system

Find general information on the digestive system and diseases affecting the system below. Please also see these pages for resources on specific topics:



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.


Physician Resources

American College of Gastroenterology.

Also see the Patient Education and Resource Center and resources in Spanish.


Diets - Gastroenterology

Jackson Gastroenterology.

Find therapeutic and other special diets.


Digestive Diseases

Jackson Gastroenterology.

Find patient education resources on numerous gastrointestinal disorders.


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.