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IBS Patient

is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: 26 Feb 2017 - Feb 2018

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct549134

Date of initial review:

17 Jan 2017

Certificate validity:

26 Feb 2017 - Feb 2018

Date of last visit:

27 Feb 2017
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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.

IBS sufferer for 25+ years and original Founder of the IBS Self Help and Support Group. I have testified to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) several times on behalf of IBS patients. My testimony to the FDA Advisory Committee about Lotronex was instrumental in returning the drug to the market in 2002 for diarrhea predominant IBS sufferers. I also provided testimony to the FDA in support of Zelnorm for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation and constipation predominant IBS.
I have appeared on the Discovery Channel, National Public Radio and in Canadian Living Magazine, Today's Dietitian, the FDA Consumer Magazine and has been quoted by CBS Evening News, Washington Post, USA Today, United Press International (UPI), Reuters, Associated Press, New York Times, Globe and Mail, and CBC Online.
I have a Master of Science in Education (MSEd) degree from Medaille College, Buffalo, New York. My thesis was entitled Awareness of Childhood Health Issues On Educational Outcome. I also hold a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree from the University of Toronto. I co-authored and published a book related to the IBS Self Help and Support Group, entitled IBS Chat: Real Life Stories and Solutions.
- Jeffrey Roberts
 

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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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Source(s):
Irritable Bowel Syndrome in adults. BPJ 58 Feb. 2014
Gastroenterology 2016;150:1305–1318
Cedars-Sinai - Pimentel Laboratory
 

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Source(s):
Irritable Bowel Syndrome in adults. BPJ 58 Feb. 2014
Gastroenterology 2016;150:1305–1318
Cedars-Sinai - Pimentel Laboratory
 

(17 Jan 2017) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Email: info at ibspatient.org
 

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IBS Patient is a privately held not-for-profit community self funded by Jeffrey Roberts and does not accept product advertising.
 

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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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