About Dr. Vergilio
About abdominal ultrasound
About Barium Enema
About colonoscopy
About CT Scanning
About endoscopy
About ERCP
About HIDA scans
About liver biopsy
About sigmoidoscopy
About upper GI and small bowel series
Tummyhealth (R) diet
Upper Abdominal Pain
Abnormal liver function tests
Barrett's Esophagus
Bloating Gas and Flatuence
Cancer information links
Colon cancer
Sprue (Celiac disease)
Concepts for Weight Loss
Crohns disease/Ulcerative colitis
Gallstones/Gallbladder disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Links to Other Sites
Ulcer disease
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C (Advanced)
Hernias Made Easy
Hiatal Hernia
Lactose intolerance
Laparoscopic surgery
Overview of the Digestive System
Stopping Smoking and Staying Slim
Swallowing difficulties (dysphagia)
Digestive Dictionary (from NIH)
Delayed stomach emptying (Gastroparesis)
USDA Food Guide
Wilson's disease
Terms and Conditions of Use



Terms of Use of this Website

Tummyhealth.comTM is an service for health information that is available over the Internet.  BY ACCESSING OR USING TUMMYHEALTH.COMTM, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE TUMMYHEALTH.COMTM IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS.  TUMMYHEALTH.COMTM MAY MODIFY THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME, AND SUCH MODIFICATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT.  YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THIS AGREEMENT REGULARLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF ANY CHANGES. YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF TUMMYHEALTH.COMTM CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE REVISED AGREEMENT AND ITS TERMS.  The information contained in tummyhealth.comTM is presented for the purpose of educating the public about issues related to gastroenterology. Nothing contained in tummyhealth.comTM is intended to be instructional for medical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be relied on to describe or suggest a course of treatment for a given individual, or to be complete in any instance. It should not be used in place of evaluation by or advice from your physician or other qualified health care provider.  Information obtained in tummyhealth.comTM is not exhaustive and does not cover all aspects of gastrointestinal disease or their treatment. If  you have any health related questions, please contact or see your physician or other qualified health care provider right away. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before starting a new treatment or before making any dietary change.  You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in tummyhealth.comTM  or any of its linked sites.  Tummyhealth.comTM   health information services (the"SERVICES") are provided "AS IS" without warranty, express or implied. There are no warranties which extend beyond the description on the face of this "Agreement."  Tummyhealth.comTM makes no guarantee as to the accuracy or reliability or completeness of the services.   Tummyhealth.comTM does not warrant against any errors, omissions, delays, or losses, including loss of data.  Tummyhealth.comTM does not warrant or guarantee that the functions or Services delivered through tummyhealth.comTM will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in tummyhealth.comTM will be corrected. Users of  tummyhealth.comTM are responsible for maintaining means to satisfy their particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output and to maintain means external to tummyhealth.comTM for the recovery of any lost data associated with the use of this site or otherwise.  The information contained in tummyhealth.comTM is compiled from a variety of sources including the NIH and other sources whose works can be adapted but not copyrighted. Neither tummyhealth.com nor others associated with this Website directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical services as part of tummyhealth.comTM.  You are encouraged to use appropriate care while browsing the Internet on links initiated at tummyhealth.comTM.  Tummyhealth.comTM links may lead unintentionally to sites containing information that some people may find inappropriate. It may also lead to sites which contain inaccurate information, commercially biased content,  false or misleading advertising, or information which violates copyright or other laws.  Tummyhealth.comTM  makes no representations concerning any effort to check all of the content of sites listed in or linked to from its site.  Sponsors may provide support to tummyhealth.comTM  for maintaining the Tummyhealth.com website.  Tummyhealth.comTM grants, subject to the terms of this Agreement, only a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to use the software and documentation necessary to use tummyhealth.comTM consistent with the intent of its mission.  You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use tummyhealth.comTM in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to be financially responsible for your use of tummyhealth.comTM  (as well as for use of your account by others including minors living with you) and to comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in this Agreement.  The entire contents of tummyhealth.comTM are copyrighted as a collective work under the laws of United States and other copyright laws except for information adapted to this Site from the NIH that is not subject to copyright law.  Tummyhealth.comTM otherwise holds the copyright in the collective work. The collective work includes works which are the property of the Information Providers which are also protected by copyright and other laws. You may display and download portions of the material from tummyhealth.comTM solely for your own non-commercial use. Any redistribution, retransmission or publication of any copyrighted material via any means is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner.  YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS TUMMYHEALTH.COM, ITS SPONSORS, CONTRIBUTORS, AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ALL LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES, RESULTING FROM ANY VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO YOUR ACCOUNT BY YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON ACCESSING TUMMYHEALTH.COMTM USING YOUR INTERNET ACCESS ACCOUNT.  All provisions of this Agreement are severable, and if any part is determined to be unenforceable, this shall in no way affect the enforceability or validity of the remainder of this Agreement.