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Free Online Webinar for IBS, Functional GI Disorders with Dr. Drossman, “Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication” on April 24, 2017

The American College of Gastroenterology has announced that for IBS Awareness Month, it will be sponsoring a free online webinar presented by Douglas Drossman, MD, MACG  and one of his patients, Katie Errico on “Achieving Effective Patient-Provider Communication.” The webinar will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar …

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Guest Post: Let’s Work Together to Manage IBS

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger this week for IBS Awareness Month. We thank him for his time and important insights. Jon S. has IBS and lives in the United Kingdom. He has a degree in biochemistry and now works as an analyst in the tech sector. In his spare time, Jon follows …

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Free Online Webinar for IBS with Dr. Drossman, “How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit” on April 16, 2015

The American College of Gastroenterology, the Rome Foundation, and the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) have announced that for IBS Awareness Month, they will be sponsoring a free online webinar presented by Douglas Drossman, MD, MACG on “How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, …

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More Things To Say and Not to Say to People With IBS

Recently About.com IBS Guide Dr. Barbara Bradley Bolen blogged on 10 insensitive  comments or close variations often heard by people with IBS from those around us, along with 5 comments that many people with IBS would appreciate as helpful. According to Dr. Bolen, this post grew out of a joint project with many of her fellow About.com Guides who created their …

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Effective Relationships With Health Care Providers If You Have IBS

Many people with IBS  report at least one past negative experience with a physician or other medical provider. Unfortunately, because IBS is such a complex disorder that is not completely understood or respected, even by many health care professionals, some people with IBS will have many bad interactions of this sort. However, positive experiences are …

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