IFFGD
is your resource for reliable digestive health knowledge, support, and assistance about functional gastrointestinal (GI) and motility disorders (FGIMDs).  We are a nonprofit that started in 1991.  Discover information you need on digestive disorders in adults and children.

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GERD Awareness Week

The more we work together to raise awareness for GERD, the greater our ability to impact positive outcomes, such as additional research, increased educational opportunities, and improved patient care for the functional GI community.

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Support Digestive Health Research

A growing number of Congressional Representatives have become cosponsors of The Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2015(HR 2311). 

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What's happening?

  • Digestive Health Monthly - Nov...

    The 17th Annual GERD Awareness Week was November 20-26, 2016. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GE... Read More
  • GERD Awareness Week

    The 17th Annual GERD Awareness Week was November 20-26, 2016. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GE... Read More
  • Medical News Updates

    Updated: Current Challenges and Emerging Solutions in Upper GI Disorders - A Brief Report of the 201... Read More

Advocacy

  • Virtual Advocacy Day 2016

    On June 23rd, patients, family members and friends, health care providers, researchers, and members of t... Read More
  • Make Your Voice Heard for Dige...

    Join with others to raise critical awareness for all those suffering with functional GI or motility diso... Read More
  • Tools for Raising Awareness

    By speaking out with us, you can have an impact on improving the quality of life for those suffering wit... Read More
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Research

  • Need for Funding Research

    More than 25% of the global population reportedly suffers in some capacity from a functional gastroi... Read More
  • How to Make a Difference

    Will Donating to Medical Research Make A Difference? The majority of research in the United States .... Read More
  • Taking Part in Clinical Trials

    Clinical research studies/trials seek to find new and better ways to treat, control, prevent, diagno... Read More