Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Representative Moran of Virginia Recognizes IBS Awareness Month 2014 in U.S. House of Representatives

IFFGD has directly alerted us that yesterday, April 29, 2014, Representative James Moran (D-VA-8), spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize IBS Awareness Month and to urge his colleagues in Congress to support research and awareness on behalf of all adults and children affected by irritable bowel syndrome. For the …

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UNC 2014 “Expert Update on Treatment of Functional GI Disorders” Patient Symposium Live and Online June 22-23, 2014

The University of North Carolina Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders has announced that its 2014 Patient Symposium will take place at the Marriott Metro Center in Washington, DC on June 22-23, 2014. This event, scheduled to immediately precede IFFGD/DHA Advocacy Day 2014, is geared to people with functional GI disorders and families and  …

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Another IBS Awareness Month and What the Year Has Brought Us

by Nina Pan, IBS Impact founder and primary blogger for IBS Impact. Last year, on April 24, 2013, I wrote a post for IBS Awareness Month that began with some reflections on my personal experiences with IBS, as well as my motivations for IBS Impact. At that time, I had been living with IBS for over …

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April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month 2014

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month. IBS affects, depending on the source, at least 25 million and perhaps up to 58 million women, men and children in the United States and anywhere from 9-23% of the population in different countries on every continent of the world.  In the U.S, this prevalence exceeds that of diabetes, chronic …

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