Frequently Asked Questions
Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:55 PM
What symptoms are common for IBS? http://www.ibsgroup.org/symptoms
What are the common medical tests? http://www.ibsgroup.org/tests
Can you help diagnose me? No. We strongly recommend you discuss your symptoms with your own healthcare professional.
What is the diagnostic criteria for IBS? http://www.ibsgroup.org/diagnosis
What clinical based treatments exist? http://www.ibsgroup.org/treatment
What medications are used? http://www.ibsgroup.org/medications
Are their research studies which I can become involved? http://www.ibsgroup....hp?showforum=53
What books do you recommend? http://www.ibsgroup.org/books
Do you have any brochures? http://www.ibsgroup.org/ibsbrochures
Do you have any web resources (links)? http://www.ibsgroup.org/links
Why do some people have iSupportIBS as their Member Title? Members which have made a donation to The iSupportIBS Fund which supports research, receive this designation.
Can you recommend a doctor in my area? No we cannot; however, we recommend this resource for you to do some of your own research, http://ibs.about.com...ating-sites.htm
Is there a glossary of terms? http://www.ibsgroup....showtopic=96182
Is there an IBS-A or IBS-PI forum? Although both IBS-A and IBS-PI are now medically designated as such, we have found that most information about these two diagnoses and treatment overlap with the well established IBS-D and IBS-C forums. Please visit either of these forums to look for answers or to ask questions.
Are there any support group or meetups in my area? http://www.ibsgroup....hp?showforum=11
Can I start or read someone's blog? http://www.ibsgroup....automodule=blog
Do you have a chat board? http://www.ibsgroup.org/ibschat
I don't want to post my personal information is there another way I can contact someone? http://www.ibsgroup.org/ibspenpals
How do I search the forums? http://www.ibsgroup.....php?act=Search
Does this website have any awards? http://www.ibsgroup.org/awards
Who started this website? http://www.ibsgroup.org/about
Can I sponsor this website? http://www.ibsgroup.org/sponsor
What is the website's Terms of Service? http://www.ibsgroup.org/tos
What is the website privacy statement? http://www.ibsgroup.org/privacy
Does the website have a disclaimer? http://www.ibsgroup.org/disclaimer
How can I unsubscribe? Please use our contact form to request removal of your membership.
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