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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Millions of people of all ages know the profound effect a chronic digestive disorder can have on daily life. But, you can help. Make a difference and provide your family and friends with a way to support something important to you by starting a fundraiser with IFFGD.

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Sharing your experience of living with a chronic digestive health condition can provide a therapeutic release for you as well as encourage others who may be suffering to keep fighting.

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2019 IFFGD Research Awards

IFFGD is currently seeking applications and nominations for our 2019 Research Recognition Awards, open to young investigators engaged in research aimed at advancing the understanding and treatment of functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders in adults and children

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What's Happening?

  • December 2018 eNewsletter

    The holiday season can be a difficult time of year for anyone. But, for those with a chronic gastroi... Read More
  • Latest Blog Post

    Visit the IFFGD blog to get a recap of our recent Twitter chat with Michigan Medicine GI dietitian E... Read More
  • Newest Book of Interest

    The revised and expanded 2nd edition of The Ins and Outs of Poop: A Guide to Treating Childhood Cons... Read More


  • Bill HR 1187

    The Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act has been reintroduce... Read More
  • Advocates in Action

    What does it mean to be an advocate? Advocates are people who speak out about something they ... Read More
  • Advocacy Day 2018 Recap

    On September 26th, advocates across the US joined together to raise critical awareness for all those... Read More
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  • IFFGD 2019 Research Awards

    IFFGD is currently seeking applications and nominations for our 2019 Research Recognition Awards. Read More
  • The Need for Research Funding

    More than 25% of the global population reportedly suffers in some capacity from a functional gastroi... Read More
  • Take Part in Clinical Trials

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