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Useful contacts

Bladder and Bowel Foundation

The Bladder and Bowel Foundation is a UK not-for-profit organization that provides information and support materials for all types of bladder and bowel problems. Its resources include a range of booklets and fact sheets, available online to registered users, and a free confidential helpline staffed by specialist continence nurses and physiotherapists during office hours Monday to Friday.
Helpline: 0845 345 0165.
www.bladderandbowelfoundation.org
 


BUPA

BUPA (a UK private healthcare provider) has a good cystitis factsheet on its website.
http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/cystitis.html


Cystitis and Overactive Bladder Foundation

Cystitis and Overactive Bladder Foundation is a UK not-for-profit organization. Write to: Cystitis and Overactive Bladder Foundation, Kings Court, 17 School Road, Birmingham, B28 8JG, UK. Tel: 0121 702 0820.
www.cobfoundation.org


Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA)

Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is a US not-for-profit organization that gives information, and funds research on interstitial cystitis; its website is very comprehensive and the 'Living with IC' section includes details of an elimination diet and a list of foods to avoid. Write to: 100 Park Avenue, Suite 108A, Rockville, MD 20850, USA. Tel: 001 800 435 7422.
www.ichelp.com


National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a US government organization. It has clear information about cystitis and interstitial cystitis on its website. Write to: 3 Information Way, Bethesda, MD 20892-3580, USA. Tel: 001 800 891 5390.
www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/uti_ez/index.htm


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