Resource Center

Web Resources


The Internet contains a wealth of resources. Using any of the common search engines, for example Yahoo, MSN, or Google, with search terms such as “colonoscopy” or “sigmoidoscopy” will produce a robust listing for your review. In general, you should be cautious of information presented on the Internet since anyone can host a Web site and present information. Your healthcare provider can guide your search for trustworthy sites. This listing is by no means complete but is presented for your convenience.

  • Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia (CEMM)

    The CEMM is a dynamic initiative from the Office of the Surgeon General which supplies the most powerful interactive technologies available to Medical Treatment Facilities (MTF), Health and Wellness Centers (HAWC), and TRICARE civilian medical facilities.

  • CEMM Library

    If you're a patient, we have resources and tools to help you understand medical information. If you're a healthcare provider or educator, we provide your patients with dynamic tools to help them understand their healthcare needs.

  • U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health MedlinePlus

    MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.

  • Mayo Clinic

    Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness.

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    ASGE physicians and surgeons have highly specialized training in endoscopic procedures of the digestive tract, including upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).

  • American College of Gastroenterology

    The mission of the American College of Gastroenterology is to advance the medical treatment and scientific study of gastrointestinal disorders.

  • American Gastroenterological Association

    The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community.

  • The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

    The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports much of the clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields, as well as many basic science disciplines.