Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Is There an Average Person with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Recently IBS Impact was contacted by a communications entity seeking perspectives from IBS sites and organizations for a possible education venture. This appeared to be an opportunity to share some thoughts, increase our reach and encourage more good quality awareness, and we were glad to be asked. The relatively open ended discussion ranged from personal …

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“IBS Road Show,” London,UK Multidisciplinary Symposium to be Held November 28, 2014

The Functional Gut Clinic, located in London, has announced that a one day educational symposium for people with IBS and professionals will be held on Friday, November 28, 2014, at the Queen Elizabeth II Exhibition Centre in London from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event is designed to bring together people with IBS, clinicians, …

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Recent UNC Research Yields New Insights into IBS Symptom Episodes

Recently the American College of Gastroenterology shared on social media an infographic highlighting the results of a study,”Episodic Nature of Irritable Bowel Syndrome” The study, which appeared in the September 2014 American Journal of Gastroenterology¬† was authored by Olafur Palsson, PsyD, Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina Center for Functional GI and …

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New UNC “Expert Update” Monthly Educational Series for Patients Returns with “IBS and Stigma,” October 2014

The University of North Carolina Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders has just announced the return of its free monthly online educational series. This series allows people affected by functional GI and motility disorders to ask questions of and give feedback to leading professionals in the field associated with UNC and other research centers. …

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