Category Archives: IBS Impact

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) Seeks Volunteers for New Patient Panel, June 2018

The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) is an established, reputable U.S. based 501c3 not-for-profit organization/charity focused on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and related functional gastrointestinal disorders, also known as disorders of gut-brain interaction. IFFGD was founded in 1991 by an FGID-affected family and continues to have people with FGIDs or family members/supporters among …

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10 Years and 11 IBS Awareness Months: Progress for the IBS Community Continues in 2018

by Nina Pan, IBS Impact founder and primary blogger for IBS Impact. Five years ago, 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 …

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April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month 2018

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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IBS Impact’s Top 25 (or 27!) Countries and Top 15 (or 16!) Posts of 2017

For this first week of the New Year, IBS Impact is once again participating in the common December-January blogger tradition of highlighting popular posts and interesting blog statistics from the year just past. This blog reached readers in 140 countries and territories during 2017, which is an annual record just short of the cumulative total, which is 157 for the …

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Updates to the IBS Impact.com Main Website, September 2017

IBS Impact has recently completed the latest round of updates to many pages of our main website,  IBS Impact.com, The home page, advocacy page, research page, IBS studies page, and IBS and children page all have additions or updates of content or links, or deletions of outdated links in the last three months. The United …

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New Updates to IBS Impact.com Main Website for June 2017

IBS Impact has recently completed the latest round of updates to many pages of our main website, IBS Impact.com. A few links have been replaced with updated versions Several links, articles and new research studies seeking volunteers. have been added on the news footer, IBS page,  advocacy page, research page, IBS studies page, resources page, …

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IBS Awareness Month 2017: Approaching a Decade of IBS.

by Nina Pan, IBS Impact founder and primary blogger for IBS Impact. Four years ago, 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 …

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April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month 2017

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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New Updates to IBS Impact.com Main Website for March 2017

IBS Impact has recently completed the latest round of updates to many pages of our main website, IBS Impact.com. A few links have been replaced with updated versions and several new ones have been added on the news footer, IBS page,  advocacy page, research page, resources page, IBS and children page, family and friends page, …

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IBS Impact’s Top 25 Countries and Top 10 Posts of 2016

For this first week of the New Year, IBS Impact is once again participating in the common December-January blogger tradition of highlighting popular posts and interesting blog statistics from the year just past. This blog reached readers in 131 countries and territories during 2016, which is an annual record just short of the cumulative 133 for the five years WordPress …

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