Did you know that between 25 and 45 million people in the United States have IBS, but that many do not seek medical care for their symptoms?1 Are you one of them? Improved knowledge about IBS could lead to better treatments and care, and that’s why the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) has designated April as IBS Awareness Month. Watch the IFFGD’s public service announcement about IBS below:
There are many ways to get involved in spreading awareness for IBS:
- Share the 2015 IBS Awareness Month press release with your local media outlet or on social media
- Take part in the confidential online IBS Survey that’s about what makes for a good patient-provider relationship
- Download the IBS Info app and share it with others
- Download the free introductory packet on IBS
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