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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

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Short bowel syndrome


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General Services

  • Many individuals want to know about healthcare professionals or researchers who have knowledge of their conditions. When a condition is rare, it can be difficult to find someone who has seen many cases. Although there is no list of experts in rare diseases, GARD's How to Find a Disease Specialist fact sheet provides several ways to identify healthcare professionals who have experience with a particular condition. Click on the link to access this resource and learn more.

Specialty Clinics/Treatment Centers

  • A List of Centers with expertise in short bowel syndrome is provided in the September 2005 issue of Pediatric Gastroenterology. You can view a PDF of this list by visiting the University of Virginia Web site. Click on List of Centers above to view the PDF.

Parent Resources

  • The Parent Technical Assistance Center Network provides a list of the Parent Training and Information Centers in each state. These centers are funded by the United States Department of Education to provide early intervention and special education information and training to parents of children with disabilities from birth to age 26. Click on the link to find the Parent Center in your state.