The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
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NASPGHAN strives to improve the care of infants, children and adolescents with digestive disorders by promoting advances in clinical care, research and education

Pediatric gastroenterologists specialize in the care of children with chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, bleeding from the GI tract, inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, diseases of the pancreas, poor weight gain and nutritional problems.

The following information is intended solely for educational purposes and not as medical advice. It is not a substitute for care by a trained medical provider. NASPGHAN.org is not engaged in the provision or practice of medical, nursing, or health care advice or services. For advice about a disease, please consult a physician..

What does a pediatric gastroenterologist treat?

  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), peptic ulcers, H. pylori, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, Hirschsprung’s disease, cyclic vomiting, polyps, gallstones, hepatitis, biliary atresia, jaundice, pancreatitis, lactose malabsorption, failure to thrive and other common and rare disorders.

Live pediatric teleconference/webcast,“Pediatric Crohn’s: Finding the Right Path to Care.” The program will take place May 19, 2011 from 8pm-9:15pm ET

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