Mid-Florida Gastroenterology Group, P.A.

L. R. Mallaiah, M.D., F.A.C.P., A.G.A.F.


Patient Education & Support

Patient Education Articles | Share a Story | Support Organizations

Patient Education Articles

The following links take you to patient-friendly information provided by Healthcommunities.com, a physician-monitored resource:


Health & Wellness:

Diagnostic Tests:


Do you have a personal health story that you would like to share with others?

Many people, especially when newly diagnosed, find comfort in knowing that others are having similar experiences. This is also helpful for loved ones of those dealing with health-related issues.

Help others by sharing your story.*

View stories already submitted.

* All submissions are reviewed and then published in the appropriate sections across the network of HealthChannels by Healthcommunities.com, Inc. (publisher of gichannel).

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For an interactive discussion on medical topics, please visit gichannel's peer-to-peer forum.

Support Organizations

The following links are provided and monitored by Healthcommunities.com, the publisher of gichannel:

Healthcommunities.com, Inc., does not endorse specific organizations. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following links, which are provided as a courtesy. If any information requires updating, please contact gichannel.

National Child Abuse Hotline
1.800.422.4453 (1-800-4-A-Child)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1.800.799.7233 (1-800-799-SAFE)

Poison Control

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

Celiac Disease
Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Sprue Association
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

Hemochromatosis (Iron Overload Disease)
American Hemochromatosis Society

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Liver Disease
American Liver Foundation (ALF)
Hepatitis Foundation International

General GI Resources
American Cancer Society
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
National Cancer Institute
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
The American College of Gastroenterology

General Resources
OTCsafety.org: Safe & Effective OTC Medicine Use
Safe Medication

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