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Resource Guide for Urinary Incontinence

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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National Association For Continence

Address:
P.O. Box 1019
Charleston, SC 29402-1019

Phone:
1-800-252-3337

Internet Address:
http://www.nafc.org

Description of Services Provided:
The council provides information and support for people with bladder conditions.

The Simon Foundation for Continence

Address:
P.O. Box 815
Wilmette, IL 60091

Phone:
1-800-23Simon (237-4666)

Internet Address:
http://www.simonfoundation.org/

Description of Services Provided:
This nonprofit organization encourages indivduals with incontinence to seek help from a healthcare provider. The site provides numerous resources, such as a "decision-support tool" that is aimed at helping women examine treatments and side effects, a database of incontinence products, educational materials, discussion boards, and a blog. You can also read about related news articles, as well as personal stories from individuals with the condition. Additionally, the Simon Foundation offers an information packet that you can request to receive by mail.

Urology Health

Internet Address:
http://www.urologyhealth.org/

Description of Services Provided:
The American Urological Association offers this site where you can find information on pediatric and adult conditions, which are further divided into topics (such as Abnormalties and Diagnostics). You can also search for a urologist and learn more about this field.



Last reviewed November 2008 by Adrienne Carmack, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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