Certificate of compliance

IBS Patient

is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: 18 Apr 2018 - Apr 2019

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct549134

Date of initial review:

17 Jan 2017

Certificate validity:

18 Apr 2018 - Apr 2019

Date of last visit:

18 Apr 2018
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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.

The IBS Patient Group was established by Jeffrey Roberts who was the founder of the first Irritable Bowel Syndrome patient community website in 1995. The IBS Patient Group community was launched in 2016 as a public education community for sufferers. We believe in evidenced-based medicine and non-anecdotal treatment options for patients.
 

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The information provided within by IBS Patient 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. IBS Patient 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 Patient website.
 

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The IBS Patient Group was established by Jeffrey Roberts who was the founder of the first Irritable Bowel Syndrome patient community website in 1995. The IBS Patient Group community was launched in 2016 as a public education community for sufferers. We believe in evidenced-based medicine and non-anecdotal treatment options for patients.
 

(18 Apr 2018) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Source(s):
Irritable Bowel Syndrome in adults. BPJ 58 Feb. 2014
Gastroenterology 2016;150:13051318
Cedars-Sinai - Pimentel Laboratory
 

(18 Apr 2018) - Link

Last updated Apr 8, 2017
 

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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IBS Patient Group is a privately held not-for-profit community self funded by Jeffrey Roberts and is supplemented by limited advertisement banners. Advertisement is distinguished by the word "Advertisement". Some funding to develop content is provided in the form of an unrestricted educational grant and content which was written under a grant, is labeled as such. The IBS Patient Group's search engine uses a Google product that displays "Ads by Google" where applicable in search results.
 

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IBS Patient is a privately held not-for-profit community self funded by Jeffrey Roberts and this website does not host any advertising except for in the IBS Patient's search engine which uses a Google product that displays "Ads by Google" where applicable in search results.
 

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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