DDAR Resources

“Up-To-Date” Benefits for Patients

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Learn more about your medical condition and explore your treatment options using UpToDate.® UptoDate is the same resource trusted by more than 700,000 clinicians around the world. After you read the information in UpToDate, you will have the tools to ask the right questions and have important conversations with your doctor.

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“Colonoscopy for Dummies”

Hearing that you need a colonoscopy can be scary, and preparing for it may seem like a tough task. Colonoscopy For Dummies® is here to help. It is an easy-to-read guide about this common procedure that will teach you about what you'll need to know when preparing for your colonoscopy. To access an electronic copy, please click on the following link www.colonoscopyfordummies.com


American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Patient Education & Resource Center

The American College of Gastroenterology offers videos and podcasts covering subjects such as colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and more.


The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Patient Center

The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Their patient center offers information about procedures, digestive conditions, diet and medication and more.


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