Patient Resources

Non-Profits & Support Groups

C Diff Foundation

The C Diff Foundation raises awareness of Clostridium difficile infection through advocacy and education in prevention, treatments, and environmental safety worldwide. The information is targeted and tailored to healthcare professionals, communities, healthcare centers, patients, families and offers continued support toll-free: 1-844-FOR-CDIF (1-844-367-2343).

The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation

With 300 Americans dying every day from this preventable disease, The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation is building a movement of people across the country to raise awareness and advocate for proven healthcare and policy solutions.

C Diff Survivors Alliance Network

The C Diff Survivors Alliance Network, an affiliate of the C Diff Foundation,  is dedicated for providing healing support for individuals coping with both physical and mental pain, the complex treatments, psychosocial losses and alterations, and the excruciating grief with complex emotions that accompany the loss of a loved one.

The Power of Poop

The Power of Poop is a patient information resource dedicated to promoting safe accessible Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) and to raising awareness of the role of the human microbiome in digestive illness.

Clostridium difficile Support Group – Cdiffdiscuss.org

The Cdiffdiscuss.org bulletin board is an old and very popular site where people talk specifically about C. diff. This is a moderator run site.

U.S. Government

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Home page for consumers, clinicians, facilities and state health departments on Clostridium difficile.
FAQs About Clostridium difficile (PDF 177 KB)

ClinicalTrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH site provides information on diagnosis, prevention, screening, alternative therapies, links to patient resources and more on C. diff.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (U.S. HHS)

Effectiveness of Early Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (Currently being updated)

Other

Everything C. difficile

Everything C. difficile is designed to be a resource for both practitioners and patients covering C. difficile core topics, recent manuscripts and conferences. Includes practical up to date information about C. difficile infection for clinicians and patients. The patient section is geared to patients and explained in clear and understandable terms. The practitioner section provides evidenced based information for the practicing clinician. The goal of this site is to provide education through short videos with relevant clinical information for educational purposes.