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  1. Brochure: Manejo y Tratamiento Medico de la Incontinencia

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    By: William F. Norton, Communications Director, IFFGD

    Easy Read Format. Muchas personas que se encuentran sanas sufren de incontinencia o pérdida de control de las heces. La incontinencia fecal (también llamada incontinencia intestinal) es una enfermedad que puede afectar a personas de todas las edades. Consiste en la salida accidental de heces fecales líquidos o sólidos. Si usted presenta incontinencia, aquí describimos algunos datos que debe saber.

    Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

    Non-Member Price: FREE View PDF
  2. Brochure: Talking To Your Doctor About Incontinence

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    By: William F. Norton, Communications Director, IFFGD

    Easy Read Format. If you see changes in your bowel control, the first step is to tell your doctor. Most people feel uneasy talking about their stool, intestinal gas, or bowel movements. But doctors understand that these are very normal and necessary processes in all of us. Doctors and other therapists are there to help when bodily processes go wrong. So the first very important step is to talk plainly about the problems you are experiencing.

    Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

    This publication is also available in Spanish. Go»

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  3. Brochure: Como Hablar Con Tu Medico Acerca de la Incontinencia

    321S

    By: William F. Norton, Communications Director, IFFGD

    Easy Read Format. Si sientes que tienes cambios en el control de tus esfínteres, lo primero que debes hacer es avisarle a tu medico. La mayoría de las personas se sienten incómodas para hablar de sus heces fecales, gas intestinal, o de sus evacuaciones. Sin embargo los médicos entienden que estos son procesos muy normales y necesarios en todos nosotros. Los doctores y otros terapeutas están para ayudarte cuando tus procesos corporales fallan. Por lo tanto, el primer paso importante que debes tomar, es hablar claramente acerca de los problemas que te aquejan.

    Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

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  4. Brochure, Fact Sheet: GERD Questions and Answers

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    By: Ronnie Fass, MD; Joel Richter, MD; Philip O. Katz, MD, FACP, FACG; J. Patrick Waring, MD; William F. Norton, Communications Director, IFFGD

    This publication provides an in-depth overview of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) including information about the nature of GERD, how to recognize the disease, and how to treat it. Written in collaboration by IFFGD and physicians noted for their knowledge about GERD. Newly revised and updated 2010.

    Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

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  5. Brochure, Fact Sheet: Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders of the Esophagus and Stomach

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    By: William E. Whitehead, PhD

    This article reviews disorders caused by abnormal motility in the gastrointestinal tract (including GERD, dysphagia, functional chest pain, gastroparesis, and dyspepsia) and their characteristic symptoms, such as food sticking, pain, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting.

    Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

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  6. Brochure: Gastroparesis (Delayed Gastric Emptying)

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    By: J. Patrick Waring, MD; William F. Norton, Communications Director, IFFGD

    This publication addresses frequently asked questions and provides an overview intended to help patients and family members understand gastroparesis; what it is, and how it is treated and managed.

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  7. Brochure, Fact Sheet: Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction

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    By: Paul E. Hyman, MD

    Your child has been diagnosed as having intestinal pseudo-obstruction or some other form of chronic gastrointestinal motility disorder. This brochure has been written to help you understand these disorders and the effects they may have on your child.

    Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

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  8. Brochure: Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children

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    By: Carlo DiLorenzo, MD; Mark S. Glassman, MD

    This article is intended to answer some commonly asked questions from parents/caregivers of infants and children with gastroesophageal reflux (GER). GER is the movement of stomach contents into the esophagus.

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  9. Brochure: Hirschsprung's Disease

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    By: Jacob C. Langer, MD; International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    This fact sheet was written to answer questions about Hirschsprung's disease, treatment, surgery, and follow up.

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  10. Brochure: Treatment Related Risk, Benefit, and Access in Functional GI and Motility Disorders

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    The process of drug development, review, delivery, and use is one that involves many stakeholders, including industries, regulators, physicians, and patients. All play roles that influence treatment outcomes. The illness experiences and perceptions of patients are key components to understanding a disease and providing safe and effective treatments. Looking at the experience of the IBS community with the drug alosetron as an example, this article reflects upon how treatment delivery can break down, and actions that can help ensure that safer, effective, treatments are made available to patients in need.

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