Urinary Incontinence in Women
Urinary Incontinence in Women
Other Places To Get Help
|American Geriatrics Society: The AGS Foundation for
Health in Aging|
|40 Fulton Street|
|New York, NY 10038|
|Phone: ||(212) 308-1414|
|Web Address: ||www.healthinaging.org|
The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging was started by
the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). The foundation works on behalf of older
adults in the areas of wellness and preventive care, self-responsibility and
independence, and connections to family and community.
This website has stories about healthy aging, information on caring for elders at home,
and tips on winter safety, preparing for emergencies, and meeting the
challenges of healthy aging. The site also has links to many other Internet
resources on aging.
|American Urogynecologic Society|
|2025 M Street NW|
|Washington, DC 20036|
|Phone: ||(202) 367-1167|
|Fax: ||(202) 367-2167|
|Web Address: ||www.augs.org|
The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) is the
premier society dedicated to research and education in urogynecology and in the
detection, prevention, and treatment of female lower urinary tract disorders
and pelvic floor disorders.
|AUA Foundation: The Official Foundation of the American Urological
|1000 Corporate Boulevard|
|Linthicum, MD 21090|
|Phone: ||(410) 689-3700|
|Fax: ||(410) 689-3998|
|Web Address: ||www.urologyhealth.org|
UrologyHealth.org is a website written by urologists
for patients. Visitors can find specific topics by using the "search"
The website provides information about adult and
pediatric urologic topics, including kidney, bladder, and prostate conditions.
You can find a urologist, sign up for a free quarterly newsletter, or click on
the Urology A–Z page to find materials about urologic problems.
|National Association for Continence
|P.O. Box 1019|
|Charleston, SC 29402-1019|
|Phone: ||1-800-BLADDER (1-800-252-3337)|
|Phone: ||(843) 377-0900|
|Fax: ||(843) 377-0905|
|Web Address: ||www.nafc.org|
NAFC is a nonprofit national organization with a mission
of consumer advocacy, education of the public, and information dissemination
through collaboration and networking for the benefit of those with urinary
incontinence. NAFC's booklet "Your Personal Guide to Bladder Health" can be
ordered on the NAFC website.
|National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information
|3 Information Way|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-3580|
|Fax: ||(703) 738-4929|
|Web Address: ||www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov|
The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information
Clearinghouse (NKUDIC) provides information about diseases of the
kidneys and urologic system to people with these problems and to
their families, to health professionals, and to the public. NKUDIC answers
inquiries; develops, reviews, and distributes publications; and works closely
with professional and patient groups and government agencies to
coordinate resources about kidney and urologic diseases.
NKUDIC, a federal agency, is a service of the National
Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). NIDDK is part
of the National Institutes of Health under the U.S. Department of Health and
|National Kidney Foundation|
|30 East 33rd Street|
|New York, NY 10016|
|Phone: ||(212) 889-2210|
|Fax: ||(212) 689-9261|
|Web Address: ||www.kidney.org|
The National Kidney Foundation works to prevent kidney
and urinary tract diseases and help people affected by these conditions. Its
website has a lot of information about adult and child conditions. The site
has interactive tools, donor information, recipes for kidney disease patients,
and message boards for many kidney topics. Free materials, such as brochures
and newsletters, are available.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
September 11, 2012
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