Certificate of compliance

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Self Help Group

is in compliance with the HONcode

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15 Years

Certificate validity: 11 Dec 2015 - Dec 2016

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Date of initial review:

15 Feb 2000

Certificate validity:

11 Dec 2015 - Dec 2016

Date of last visit:

11 Dec 2015
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Jeffrey D. Roberts, MSEd, B.Sc.
Medical Advisory Board
Barbara Bradley Bolen, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist
Lucinda A. Harris, M.S., M.D., Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale/Phoenix

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Please remember that we do not actively monitor the contents of and are not responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message.

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The information provided within by the IBS Group is intended as supplemental material only. In no way are these documents meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should it be implied as such. ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your condition, or before starting a new program of treatment. Information for this website comes from personal experience with the disease and from research and clinical experience in the field. The IBS Group is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for ANY form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by this website. There is no implied endorsement of any sponsored product advertised on/through the IBS Group website.

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It is important for you to remain aware that when you provide personal information (e.g., last name, address, phone number) in a posting on any message board, that information is available to any other person or user having access and use of that message board, and may be used by someone in a manner unintended by you. For that reason, we discourage you from offering any personally identifying information within a posting to any message board.

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IBS Chat: Real Life Stories and Solutions, www.ibschat.org
Mayo Clinic, www.mayoclinic.com
About.com: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ibs.about.com
Peter Whorwell M.D., BMJ 2009
Spencer Dorn MD, MPH, UNC Center for FGID 2010
Low FODMAP Diet, shepherdworks.com.au
Monash University, Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences

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You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by these forums. You agree, to the best of your ability, to give references (links) to any health or medical information you provide, when you are not providing your own personal experience, ie: anything that you have not undergone by yourself.

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Last updated July 7, 2014

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Patients who have been taking antidepressants should be aware of the possibility of developing Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome, or SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome, upon rapid stopping or tapering the use of antidepressants.

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The activities of the IBS Self Help and Support Group's web site are supported solely by advertisements.

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Advertising and affiliation do not dictate editorial content. There is no implied endorsement of any sponsored product advertised on/through the IBSGroup.org website.

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An advertisement is distinguished by the word "Advertisement".

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