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More Canadians have access to HUMIRA® (adalimumab) for the treatment of ulcerative colitis

Crohn's and Colitis Canada awards nine research grants, supports researchers improving IBD care

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Newly Diagnosed Night

Do you have questions about Crohn's disase and ulcerative colitis? This webinar is for you! Join us from anywhere you have internet access to listen to an experienced IBD nurse discuss these diseases and what you can expect going forward. Free to join: register by calling 306-966-4096 or email noelle.rohatinsky@usask.ca. Login details will be provided after registration. Suitable for newly diagnosed patients or those who wish to get additional information. 
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Facebook Live Q&A: Transitioning 2.0 - From Student to Worker

During this Facebook Live event, we will discuss the importance of transitioning from a student to a member of the workforce and what you need to know to effectively advocate for yourself. Plus, you'll be able to ask questions to our speakers live on Facebook.

Presenter: Rachel Meehan - Rachel is a 2016 AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipient and is completing her master’s degree at the University of Guelph.

Moderated by: Rasheed Clarke, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. Click here to register for this Facebook Live Q&A 
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Webinar: Below the Surface - Mental Health and IBD

This webinar explores the correlation between mental health and chronic illness, and the impact it has on people living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. 

Presenters: Dr. Sara Ahola Kohut and Jack Kerr - Dr. Ahola Kohut is a psychologist at the Hospital for Sick Children and works with children living with Crohn’s and colitis. Jack is a 2016 AbbVie IBD recipient and is currently studying life sciences at Queen’s University. Click here to register for this webinar 
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Impact Stories

Quick Fact

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.
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