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#1 Jeffrey Roberts

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:55 PM

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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

 

Can we follow you on Facebook or Twitter? Yes. Our Facebook page is located at http://www.facebook.com/ibsgroup . You can follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ibsgroup .

 

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

 

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.

 

Can you help me with a technical problem accessing this site? http://www.ibsgroup....hp?showforum=68 or use our Contact page.

 

How can I join the moderator team for these forums? No experience is necessary in order to become a moderator other than you must have reached the "Prolific" ranking (100 posts) on our forums and have a passion for helping others, particularly in the forum for which you have an interest in becoming a moderator. Please use our Contact form to send us a short bio and explain why you would like to become a moderator.


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