Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)
NIH Public Bulletin – June 2011
What You Need to Know About Peptic Ulcers
Format: Easy-to-Read Booklet
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of the stomach. You can find out more about peptic ulcers in What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers, an easy-to-read booklet that defines peptic ulcers and discusses their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment. The booklet also discusses risk factors and prevention methods.
You can read What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers at www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/pepticulcers_ez/WINTKA-PepticUlcers_LN.pdf.