IFFGD, the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, is a registered nonprofit education and research organization. Our mission is to inform, assist, and support people affected by gastrointestinal disorders.
We are a Wisconsin nonstock, nonprofit corporation, qualified under the U.S. IRS code 501(c)3.
The information on this site is provided for information purposes and is in no way intended to replace the knowledge or diagnosis of your doctor. Our intention is to focus on overall health issues or strategies. For specific guidance regarding personal health questions, we advise consultation with a qualified health care professional familiar with your particular circumstances. We advise seeing a physician whenever a health problem arises requiring an expert's care.
Web Site Support
This IFFGD web site is self supported by the foundation.
All information on IFFGD web sites, unless otherwise noted, is copyrighted by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, Inc. (IFFGD) and may not be reproduced without the express written consent of IFFGD.
"International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders" and "IFFGD" are trademarks of the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders. Use of these marks in commerce other than as "fair use" is prohibited by law except by obtaining the express written permission of IFFGD.
Copyrights to the materials included in IFFGD sites are owned solely by IFFGD, except for materials which are created by others (or the copyright to which is otherwise owned by others) and for which a copyright notice is posted adjacent to such content or materials. The copyright to each item material created or otherwise owned by another is owned by such creator or other owner. None of the materials included in IFFGD sites may be reproduced in any form without the express written permission of IFFGD, the creator or other owner, as the case may be. In this regard, the graphic images and layout of this site are the exclusive property of IFFGD and may not be copied, distributed or displayed except using an HTML browser or as otherwise stated herein, without the express written permission of IFFGD.
Permission is hereby granted to:
- Include a link to the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of an IFFGD site to HTML documents which you prepare, and
- Print copies of such of the materials as to which IFFGD holds the copyright ("IFFGD content") and to otherwise display IFFGD content, subject to the following conditions:
- Such use or display is by computer using HTML browser software;
- Such use is solely for personal use and only for informational purposes;
- Users do not make any profit from the IFFGD content in any way (i.e., by selling or charging for same) unless the express written permission of IFFGD is first obtained; and
- Any copying or quoting of IFFGD content must be accompanied by the following copyright notice: "Copyright © 2___ International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD). All rights reserved."
Except as stated herein, no portion of the materials included in IFFGD sites may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any means, whether by electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the written permission of IFFGD. Address inquiries regarding usage of IFFGD trademarks or copyrights or the trademarks and copyrights of others which are contained in IFFGD sites to:
Milwaukee, WI 53217-8076
Articles that appear in IFFGD publications are written by members of our Advisory Board or other professionals. Many of these are referenced or reprinted on our web sites. All articles published by IFFGD are subject to review by members of our Editorial Board.
The information on every IFFGD web site is provided for general purposes. It is in no way intended to replace the knowledge or diagnosis of your doctor.
For specific guidance regarding personal health questions, we advise consultation with a qualified health care professional familiar with your particular circumstances.
IFFGD does not guarantee or endorse any specific product or treatment. Occasionally, specific products or resources are cited in articles or acknowledgments. However, no endorsement is intended or implied. Our intention is to focus on overall treatment or management issues or strategies. We advise seeing a physician whenever a health problem arises requiring an expert's care.
This IFFGD web site does not host advertisements.
Web Linking Policy
We do not endorse any commercial products, services, or programs. We will consider links to noncommercial sites that include:
- Registered nonprofits/charities and medical societies with established governing boards,
- Educational or research institutions,
- Health related government sites.
IFFGD is not responsible for information or advice provided by others, including those we link to from our site. IFFGD is not responsible for the security or privacy practices of those sites, the products or services offered by those sites, or the content appearing at those sites.
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