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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America
Web address:http://www.fmdsa.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct533511
Date of initial review: 17 Oct 2004
Validity of certificate30 Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Medical Advisory Board
Jeffrey W. Olin, DO, FACP, FACC
Board Chairman
Professor of Medicine
Director, Vascular Medicine
Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
Medical Advisory Board

  (30 Apr 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America is a public health charity working towards better diagnosis and treatment of Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD). We do this by building awareness of FMD, funding research activities, providing patient support, and educating patients and the healthcare community.
  (18 Apr 2012) - Link

patients and the healthcare community
  (18 Apr 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information provided on this page is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your physician.
  (18 Apr 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy

  (30 Apr 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
What is Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)?
References available
  (18 Apr 2012) - Link

This page was updated July 2011, by Heather Gornik, MD. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio and Pamela Mace, RN.
  (18 Apr 2012) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Mailing address, phone and email are provided.
Contact Us

  (30 Apr 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Further information can be found a the Donations and Shop pages.
We are a voluntary, not-for-profit organization and programs like these can not succeed without your support. Through volunteerism, membership, financial contributions, and event participation, the FMDSA can fulfill our vision and improve the quality of life of those affected by Fibromuscular Dysplasia. See how you can help.
  (30 Apr 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Please note that our web site does not host any form of advertisement with no external sources of funds, sites funded by government agencies, pharmaceutical companies or other commercial entities.
  (30 Apr 2012) - Link

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